Michael G. Smyres, 73, of Windom, KS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 12, 2015, surrounded by family at Heartland Haven, Inman, KS. He was a farmer and rancher. He formerly drove a truck for Redigas, Inc. in McPherson.
Mike was born on March 12, 1941, in Little River, KS, the son of Albert Leroy and Jane Kathleen (Yocum) Smyres. He graduated from Windom High School in 1959 and attended Hutchinson Community College. He served in the Air National Guard. On May 27, 1962, Mike was united in marriage to Cheryl Ann Lindquist at the Andover Lutheran Church, Windom.
He was a member of Andover Lutheran Church and Windom Fire Department and former member of Windom Lions Club.
Survivors include: his wife, Cheryl of the home; son, Troy Smyres and wife, Kristy, of Windom, KS; daughter, Shelley Schekall of Wichita, KS; brother, Albert Dwight Smyres of Little River, KS; and four grandchildren, Natalie Schekall, David Schekall, Trevor Smyres, and Emily Smyres.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Andover Lutheran Church, Windom with Rev. Thomas Hallowell officiating. Burial will follow at the Andover Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, Feb. 16, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to Windom Fire Department or Andover Cemetery Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Michael G. Smyres please visit our Sympathy Store.