Graveside services for Michael John Nunez, 72, Lawrence, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS, followed by a potluck starting at 1:30 pm at El Matador Café, 446 Locust Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. Michael passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 at Stormont Vail Health in Topeka, KS. Please be aware that due to COVID-19 and safety precautions, we are asking his loved ones to please respect and comply with social distancing and must wear a mask.
Michael was born July 12, 1948 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Pablo and Mary (Garcia) Nunez.
He is survived by his children; Michael Nunez Jr., Danielle (James) Sanders, brothers; Nicholas, John, Paul Nunez, sisters; Maxinne Nunez, Jean Walters, grandchildren; Trey Nunez, Joseph Torres, Onica Torres, Jasmine Nunez, Mikaela Nunez, Michael Nunez, Janessa Goebel, great-grandchildren; Tobias Torres, Vincent Torres, life partner, Judy Walters, Judy’s children; L. Michelle Gorden, Stephanie Whittaker, Judy’s grandchildren; Natasha Whittaker, Kendra (Josh) Smith, Mikayla Kimmel, Jessica Gorden, Julia Gorden, Angela Gorden, Tristyn Barnes, and Judy’s seven great-grandchildren.
Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Nunez and parents.
Michael will be lying-in-state, Friday, October 16, 2020 from 4:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Please be aware that only 45 people are allowed inside the mortuary at one time due to COVID-19 and safety precautions, we are asking his loved ones to please respect and comply with social distancing and must wear a mask.
With social distancing in place, and masks being required, family and friends are welcome to attend in person or while listening to the service from their vehicles on the radio station 89.7 FM provided by Warren McElwain Mortuary.