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Michael E Mader, 62, Gardner, Kansas passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at home. Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Community Foursquare Church, 119 E 9th, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Memorial contributions may be made to House of Hope, 7044 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS 66204 or Prairie Spirit Rail Trail, PO Box 71, Garnett, KS 66032.
Mike was born October 22, 1951 in Paola, Kansas. He honorably served in US Army. Mike worked for United States Postal Service and used entrepreneurial spirit with the founding of MGM Flatwork and 7th Street Motocross. Mike will be remembered for his teaching bible study at Johnson County Correctional Facility, ping pong, playing pitch, bicycling and body building.
He was preceded in death by; parents, Carl “Stub” Mader & Florence (Volz) (Mader) Justice; and nephew, Christopher Chitwood. Survivors include; wife, Kaylene, Gardner, KS; step father, Luther Justice, Garnett, Kansas; brother & sister in law; Tom & Cyndi Mader, Edgerton, Kansas; sisters & brothers in law, Vickie & Tom Guilfoyle, Parker, Kansas, Helen & Mike Norman, Garnett, Kansas, Angie & Gary Chitwood, Garnett, Kansas, Jeanine & Dan Stifter, Greeley, Kansas; many nieces & nephews; step brother & sister in law, Charles & Sharon Justice, Platte City, Missouri; step children, Nickey Hicks, Michael & Adrienne Hicks, Craig & Christy Sanders, Todd & Durae Welch, Ray Hicks; and twelve grandchildren. (arr. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 7700 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Overland Park, Kansas 816-313-1677)