Michael Short Obituary

Michael  Short
Michael Short

April 17, 1943 - July 19, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Roach, MO


Michael E. Short, 61, died July 19, 2004 at his home of a heart attack. A memorial gathering will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 at Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Madrid. Burial of ashes will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Woodward.

Michael was born April 17, 1943 in Des Moines and graduated from Madrid High School in 1961. He lived in Des Moines and Winterset before moving to Roach, MO, six years ago. Michael was a Viet Nam Army veteran and worked for Weitz Construction. He enjoyed landscaping, woodworking, vegetable gardening, canning and entertaining his friends and neighbors with his culinary skills.

He is survived by his son, Michael Slight (Brenda); three grandchildren, Makenna, Brett and Dianna; a brother, Douglas; two nieces, Cathy Corbett and Barbara Bohnert; and a nephew, Robert Short. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Marjorie Short; a brother, Joe; and a sister, Carole Sue.




Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Near Woodward, IA
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
8:00 PM