John Michael “Mike” Richardson, 65, of Shawnee, Kan passed away February 28, 2015 at Villa St. Francis of Olathe.
Mike was born August 24, 1949 in Gardner, Kan. to John Mangum and Ella Wren (Brunk) Richardson.  As a young child Mike was a member of the First Christian Church of Olathe.  He was a 1967 Olathe High graduate.  Mike worked for Ford Motor Co in Lenexa in the parts inventory warehouse.  He was a member of United Auto Workers Union and Sons of the American Legion, Lenexa, KS.  Mike enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He will be missed by family and friends.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister, Cynthia Richardson.  He is survived by his son, Cody and wife Maggie Richardson of Spring Hill, Kan; grandchildren, Ella and Cameron and sister, Nancie and husband Wes Fargo of Gardner.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Friday, March 6, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, 913-856-7111.  Inurnment following at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner.  Visitation 10:00 am before the service at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Condolences may be left at