Michael W. “Mike” Dirreen, 48, died February 9, 2019, at his home in Hutchinson, surrounded by his friends, Keno, and his family.
He was born March 13, 1970, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Bill and Ruth Ann (Wahaus) Dirreen.
Mike enjoyed cooking and did so at the Redwing Store, Redwing, Kansas, The Elks Lodge, Goodland, Kansas, and most recently the Applewood Grill, South Hutchinson. He also loved being around animals especially his dog Sassy Girl.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Bill & Connie Dirreen of Hoisington; brother, Richard “Rich” Dirreen of Rush Center; 5 nieces, 2 great nephews, and 2 great nieces.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Ann Dirreen.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Hoisington Cemetery, officiated by Ron Bailey. There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place.
Memorials may be made to the Golden Belt Humane Society in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.