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Michael D. Higgins

KSAL StaffOctober 25, 2018

Michael D. Higgins, age 71, Concordia resident, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Republic County Hospital, Belleville. He was born on February 21, 1947 in Concordia, Kansas to Walter J. and Vera L. (Nickerson) Higgins.

He was a graduate of Concordia High School in 1965.

Michael served in the United States Navy for 4 years from 1966-1970 and was honorably discharged.

He worked at Cloud County Ceramics for 42 years.

On September 15, 1972 he married Marjorie Ann Chapin in Concordia, Kansas.

He enjoyed fishing, following KSU Basketball, and most of all golfing with his buddies Roger, Phil, Bob and Andy.

Memberships include the Belleville Country Club and American Legion Post # 76.

He is survived by his wife Marjorie of the home in Concordia; 3 sisters, Marcia Ann Anderson (Don), Salina, Ks.; Mary Beth Valcoure (Paul), Concordia, Ks.; Linda Higgins-Boyd (Roger), St. Charles, Mo.; a Brother, Billy Higgins, Wichita, KS.; mother-in-law, Annie; several nieces and nephews.

Michael was preceded in death by her parents, father-in-law, Brad Chapin.

Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family burial at a later time in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be given to Belleville Country Club or American Legion Post #76 in care of Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.

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