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Resthaven Mortuary & Resthaven Gardens of Memory

11800 West Highway 54, Wichita, KS

OBITUARY

Michael Stephen O'Quinn

October 1, 1947March 18, 2020

Michael Stephen O'Quinn, age 72, current flat sorter at U.S.P.S. Distribution Store, Wichita, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Michael was born on October 1, 1947 in Enid, Oklahoma, the son of Maurice Ross and Wilma Ilene (Tarrant) O'Quinn. Michael was a veteran in the U.S. Army service during Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart. Mike graduated from Valley Center High School in 1965. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John O'Quinn. Michael is survived by his daughter, Molly O'Quinn, of the home; granddaughters, Amy O'Quinn and Leann Esslinger; brother, Robert O'Quinn, Arlington, TX; sister, Yvonne Hedman, Aurora, CO; and mother of their daughter, Debra O'Quinn. Celebration of Life Service will be possibly held on May 16th or June 13th at Resthaven Chapel depending on government mandates.

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  • Molly O'Quinn, Daughter

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B J Carley

March 31, 2020

Mike was a delightful person to work with. We would often talk and laugh together. H e will definitely be missed by me and many others. Rest in peace Mike.

Harry Simpson

March 30, 2020

Rest Michael, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Andrea Schomaker

March 29, 2020

I went to school with Mike from middle school to graduation. Mostly remember him as a gifted athlete and friend to everyone. Would love to know circumstances for which he received the Purple Heart. My heart-felt condolences to his brother Bob and the rest of his family. Andi

Mike Hatfield

March 28, 2020

Mike & I were very close friends and teammates during high school in Valley Center. His brother, John, and my brother, also John, were best friends as well. Sadness in my heart to learn of Mike’s passing ...is beyond words. My condolences to his family, and I will always look back to our friendship and joyful times we spent together. Peace.

Mike Hatfield

Lenard Hostetler

March 28, 2020

So glad Mike and I could have a last laugh together. Me wearing St. Patrick’s day attire. We had a lot of fun together at work. Mike and I had the same dry, witty sense of humor. He always new about my favorite sports teams and would ask me about them. I knew he had served in Vietnam but was unaware that he was a Purple Heart recipient. I can only hope that he receives the proper honors that he has earned. Mike is and will always be remembered as a great guy with a keen sense of humor. I am truly sorry for your loss and ours. My prayers for all of your family.

Beth Johnson

March 27, 2020

I worked with Mike in automation for years. He always had a sarcastic remark or poked fun at me or our coworkers. He made our job bearable and put many smiles on our faces. You are truly one of a kind and will be greatly missed Mike!

Doris Creel

March 27, 2020

So very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Was lucky to have spent many "breaks" with him at the GMF. Know he left this world leaving wonderful memories for many people. He will be missed.

Teresa Allison

March 27, 2020

Mike was one of the first people I met at the GMF. Most recently I worked with him on the flatsorter. We always made each other laugh. I truly miss him.

Tina Washington

March 26, 2020

I worked with Mike in a couple different sections at the GMF and was very sad to hear of his passing. I loved his sense of humor and he made the job more bearable. My all the good memories you have of him help your family with your loss.

Ann Encinias

March 25, 2020

Marty and I worked with Mike at the GMF. Mike brought laughter every day to the workplace. We have thought of him often since we retired and were very saddened to hear the news of his passing. Sending our love and prayers for the family.

FROM THE FAMILY