Obituary: Michael T. West

Michael T. West, 71, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Newton Presbyterian Manor.

He was born Oct. 12, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo., to Leo and Lucille (Winter) West. On May 10, 1969, he married Mary Topping at Lawrence, and she survives of the home.

Michael was a retired chemical engineer with NCRA.

He is survived by his wife Mary of the home; daughter Michelle and her husband Corey Janssens of Newton; and two grandchildren, Julian Marshall and Ellie Marshall.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Newton Presbyterian Manor Chapel with the Rev. Nicholas Voelker presiding. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Memorial Park Cemetery, 1517 E. 15th in Lawrence with the Rev. Jeff Ernst presiding.

Memorials may be made to the Southwest 14th Street AA Group in Mike’s Memory in care of Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.