John “Mike” Michael Weeks, age 72, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at Medicalodge in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Mike was born on July 17, 1950, in Dadeville, Missouri to Rollo and June (Stewart) Weeks. In the early 1950’s the family moved to Coffeyville where he grew up attending local schools, graduating from Field Kindley High School. He went on to further his education completing numerous college courses in Wichita.
As a young man, Mike worked in hotel management for Holiday Inn Hotels and traveled around to various locations. This brought him back to Wichita, Kansas where he met Ann K. Hibarger, who also worked for Holiday Inn Hotels and the two fell in love. The couple were united in marriage on August 27, 1976, in Independence, Kansas and made their home in Coffeyville.
Mike was employed with the City of Coffeyville for more than twenty-five years, starting in the Traffic Control and Water departments, spending most of his career in the Public Works Department until his retirement in 1997. Mike was a fun guy to be around and loved life. He enjoyed spending time with his many friends at his cabin at Spring Lake where they would tell stories, reminisce and even solve many local, national and world problems. Mike was an avid outdoorsman taking annual pheasant hunting trips, as well as enjoying fishing when possible. Mike was also a passionate sports fan. His favorite teams were the St. Louis Cardinals baseball, the Kansas City Chiefs football and KU basketball.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his many lifelong best friends, numerous nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Rollo and June Weeks; loving wife, Ann Weeks in 2013, sister, Carol (Quincy) Hicks, and brother, Robert Weeks.
Following Mike’s wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of David W. Barnes Funeral Home.
A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Patio at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville. Private Inurnment will follow.