Larry Dean Michaelis, 65, died Sept. 19, 2008, at the family farm near Utica.
Born Feb. 10, 1943, at Ransom, he was the son of H. LeRoy and Bessie (McNinch) Michaelis.
On Aug. 31, 2007, he married Patricia Adler at Hays.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia of Hays; mother, Bessie of Peabody; son, Ronald Dean of Topeka; three daughters, Valerie A. Williams of Lebanon, Mo., Kimberly Madsen of Newton, and Natalie Martin of Norman, Okla.; stepson, Len Mize of Arvada, Colo.; stepdaughter, Machele Dunagan of Henderson, Nev.; two sisters, Wilma Broyles of Logan and Sharon Oursler of Peabody; one granddaughter; and three step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the First Christian Church, Utica, with the Rev. Howard Bever presiding.
Burial was in the Utica Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald Michaelis Special Needs Trust or the Lions Club, Utica.