Michael A. Gleason
Michael A. Gleason, Age 59, of Springfield, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 8, 1952 in Springfield to William M. and Harriett L. Drennan Gleason and they preceded him in death.
He married Cheryl L. Bundy on September 5, 1980 and she survives. He is also survived by one daughter: Dr. Tara E. (Christopher) Dymon of Chicago; one son: Jacob M. Gleason of St. Louis; three sisters: Carolyn (Kevin) Kikendall of Decatur, Dara (Tom) Imlay of Hillsboro, MO and Jacqueline Pitchford of Springfield; one brother: Bill (Linda) Gleason of Cantrall and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Michael was a talented brick mason for 35 years in the Springfield and surrounding communities. He was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 8. Mike was of the Catholic faith, and was a devoted family man whose life centered around his wife and children. He enjoyed fishing, golf, his beloved Cardinals, Packers and Fighting Illini. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Philip Garcia, Dr. Diana Williadsen and Andrew Guardia and their respective staff.
Visitation: 2-5:30 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 5:30 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Peter Harman officiating. Private burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the family of Michael Gleason for the purchase of a memorial park bench.
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I only had the pleasure of being around Jake's dad a couple of times. Very cordial guy and he raised a terrific family. I am very sorry for you loss and my thoughts and prayers go out to the family. God Bless.
To Jacob and the Gleason Family, Im very sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. Gleason watch over this gentleman of a son you brought up.
To Dara and the entire family, we are so sorry for your loss.You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
To the Gleason Family; Sorry to here about your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. Tom and Diana Stevens Michelle Braner
We miss you Daddy! Love, Tara Elizabeth and Jacob Michael
Larry Lefferts posted on 2/26/12
Cheryl: Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. May God surround you with His comfort and healing grace!