Michael Larry Athanas
Michael L. Athanas, 79, of Ashland Ore., passed away May 21, 2016 at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. He was born December 9, 1936 to W. Verne Athanas and Alice M. Spencer Athanas in Ashland, Ore.
He graduated from Ashland High School in 1955 and later worked as a custodian for South Medford High School in Medford, Ore. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and served for 40 years in the Oregon National Guard. He married Alice E Sutton Athanas November 29, 1964 in Ashland, Ore. with whom he had two beautiful sons, David W. Athanas of Ashland, Ore., and Steven R. Athanas of Topeka, Kans.
Michael is survived by his devoted wife, Alice; his sons, David and Steven; his brother, David A. Athanas; and three beloved grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, W. Verne Athanas and Alice M. Spencer Athanas.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. May 27, 2016 at Hillcrest Memorial Park and will be officiated by Dan Patterson of Applegate Christian Fellowship.