Mary Ann Sullivan, daughter of Leo and Hilda Gockel, passed away peacefully at the age of 84 on Nov. 5, 2013, in Pratt, at the home of her son, Fred, surrounded by family.
Mary was a loving wife of 59 years to her late husband John; sister to John L. Gockel (Marilyn), Robert Gockel (Patricia), Fred Garrett (Leslie) and Nancy Edel (Frank); mother to her boys, Joseph (Cae), Stephen (Susan), Edward (Jenee), Frederick (Mary) and Jeffery; grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother to six.
She led a life committed to family, God, service and community, always encouraging us to help those around us that needed help.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 18 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bellevue, Wash. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to South Wind Hospice, 496 Yucca Lane, Pratt, KS 67124.