Michael Doherty, 61, died May 14 at Hays Medical Center. He was born July 25, 1950 at Great Bend, the son of John Henry Doherty and Lillian Margueritte Hannegan Doherty.
He was a resident of Great Bend, but also lived in Tuscon, Ariz. and Wichita. He worked as a baker’s helper and graduated from Great Bend High School in 1969.
Survivors include: brothers, Bernie Doherty of Vacaville, Calif. and Dan Doherty of Greeley, Colo.; sisters, Chris Mohn of Evansville, Ind.; Kathy Sanford of Corpus Christie, Texas, Paula Slone of Mulvane, and Susan Beck of Mulvane; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Doherty.
The Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at the High Rise Community Room in Great Bend with Father Don Bedore officiating. Memorials may be made to Gracie’s Promise c/o Kimple Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Kimple Funeral Home
113 N. Main
Ellinwood, KS 67526
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, May 16, 2012