HUTCHINSON — Michael W. “Mike” Dirreen, 48, died Feb. 9, 2019, at his home in Hutchinson, surrounded by his friends, Keno, and his family. He was born March 13, 1970, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Bill and Ruth Ann (Wahaus) Dirreen.
Mike enjoyed cooking and did so at the Redwing Store, Redwing, Kan., The Elks Lodge, Goodland, Kan., and most recently the Applewood Grill, South Hutchinson. He also loved being around animals, especially his dog Sassy Girl.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Bill and Connie Dirreen of Hoisington; brother, Richard “Rich” Dirreen of Rush Center; five nieces; two great nephews; and two great nieces. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Ann Dirreen.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Hoisington Cemetery, officiated by Ron Bailey. There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place. Memorials may be made to the Golden Belt Humane Society in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 12, 2019