John S. Cullison, 89, died July 26, 2008, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.


John S. Cullison, 89, died July 26, 2008, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.
He was born May 31, 1919, in Medicine Lodge. He attended schools in Medicine Lodge. A resident of Hutchinson since 1952, moving from Medicine Lodge because of his transfer with the Kansas Department of Transportation, he was a maintenance equipment operator for the Kansas Department of Transportation.??
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include: wife, Vulla Pearl; two sons, John A., and Bennie, both of Hutchinson; six daughters, Donna Lightsey, Nina Kocher, Cynthia Mears, Patti Norris, and Teresa Fultz, all of Hutchinson, and Lisa Goff, Hepler; 29 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren.??
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. Graveside service, with military rites, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson, with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Reno County, Alzheimer’s Association, or the John S. Cullison Memorial Fund, all in care of the mortuary.
Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave personal condolences for the family.