Funeral services for Michael Jon Pritchard, 69, Lawrence, will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. He died at Rolling Hills Skilled Nursing Center, Topeka, KS, Thursday, January 21, 2010. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, KS
Michael was born March 14, 1940, in Ottawa, KS, the son of Harry E. and Louise Severns Pritchard.
He served his country in the US Army and was stationed in Korea.
Michael worked for the Kansas Department of Labor as manager of employment offices for 31 years. After he retired, he worked for Dillons.
Survivors include: three daughters, Vrenda Pritchard, Winfield, KS, Misty Pritchard and Sierra Pritchard of Lawrence, KS; three sons, David and his wife Corie, of Eudora, KS, Jon and his wife Juana, of Hillsboro, KS, Matt and his wife Andrea, of Lawrence, KS one step daughter, Michelle Moreland, two stepsons, Chris and Greg Bower, all of Lawrence, KS; three grandchildren, Jeffrey, Katie and Andrew and five step grandchildren, Joshua, Molly, Emily, Austin, and Sebastian; one brother, Patrick and wife, Vicki Pritchard of Lawrence and a niece, Molly Megan McNall of Mulvane, KS.
The family will greet friends on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Arthritis Foundation and sent in care of the mortuary.