Cissell, Michael

Michael Anthony Cissell, 45, of Wichita, Kansas, formerly of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 11:06 a.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.

Michael was born in Paducah, Kentucky on October 26, 1972. He was a 1991 graduate of St. Mary High School and attended St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Michael obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree from Wichita State University. He taught at Wichita State and The Independent School before becoming a fulltime English professor at Butler Community College in El Derado, Kansas where he has taught for the past five years.

Michael is survived by his wife, Monica Eck Cissell and their two sons, Guthrie and Rohan Cissell all of Wichita, Kansas; his parents, Paul and Linda Riggs Cissell of Paducah, Kentucky; two sisters, Paula Cissell of Louisville, Kentucky and Christi Peters and husband Chris of Ashland, Kentucky; a brother, Jason Cissell of Louisville, Kentucky; grandparents, Charles and Marie Houser Riggs of Paducah, Kentucky; four nieces, Kearsten, Elizabeth, Tallulah and Waverly; two nephews, Robert and Anthony “A.J.”.

A memorial mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church with Rev. Bruce McCarty officiating.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the service hour of 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Michael’s children’s college fund, www.gofundme.com/michael-cissell-memorial-fund

For additional information, you may contact Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

You may leave a message or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com


Published 12:00 AM, Tuesday Sep. 04, 2018
Updated 11:15 AM, Tuesday Sep. 04, 2018

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