Date of Birth: 04/01/1947
Date of Death: 12/18/2016
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, December 22, 2016, 1:00 pm at the St. John Catholic Church on the Creighton University Campus.
Interment: Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Memorials: Memorials are suggested to the Creighton University Scholarship Fund.
Visitation: Visitation begins Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 5:30 pm in the St. John Catholic Church, with a Wake Service at 7:30 pm.
For 35 years Michael was a Master Teacher in some of the best private schools around the country. He was known to be devoted to his students. He taught at St. Alberts and Brownell-Talbot school prior to his retirement in 2010. In addition to being a life long reader, he was an avid Creighton and Hawkeye basketball fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Leo Sullivan and Mary Sullivan Cooney; brother, Stephen K. Sullivan. Survived by his wife Eileen Burke-Sullivan; siblings, Patrick (Peggy) Sullivan of Winterset, IA., Jane (Tom) Howard of Anthem, AZ., Mary Carol Sullivan of Knoxville, IA., Sean (Becki) Sullivan of Cumming, IA., Mary Elizabeth (Bruce) Delehenty of Platteville, WI.; sister in law, Nancy Jo Sullivan of Lucas, IA.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.