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Rooney, Michael Joseph

Rooney, Michael Joseph

August 11, 1948 — August 28, 2019

Michael Joseph Rooney, 71, formerly of Liberty, passed away on August 28, 2019.  Mike was born in 1948 in Cameron, Missouri to Joseph Vincent and Mary Eleanor Kane Rooney. He graduated from Cameron High School in 1966. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and the University of Kansas with an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mike was employed as an engineer by Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company, formerly of Kansas City, Missouri, and Black and Veatch of Overland Park, Kansas.

Mike was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Katherine, and his parents. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann, of their home in Woodway, Texas; son, Mark (Jaye Lynne) of Pasadena, Texas; daughter, Kimberly (Paul) Hagelstein of Waco, Texas; four grandchildren, Sylvia and Alan Rooney, and Phillip and Phoebe Hagelstein. He is also survived by five sisters, Maureen (Ron) Sharp, Margaret (Wayne) Pierson, Rosemary (Jerry) Overstreet, Theresa Riggs, Mary Ellen (Vernon) Boswell; and three brothers, Tom Rooney, Bill Rooney and Tim (Cindy) Rooney; sister-in-law, Kathy Rooney; and many nieces and nephews.

Mike’s family was his greatest joy, and he will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be held at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, 1640 North State Route 291 in Liberty, Missouri at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 6. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Interment at Wamsley Cemetery, Cameron, Missouri. Memorials: Wamsley Cemetery Association, Cameron, Missouri.

 

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Visitation will be held at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, 1640 North State Route 291 in Liberty, Missouri at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 6. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Interment at Wamsley Cemetery, Cameron, Missouri.

Rooney, Michael Joseph's Guestbook

Michael was a great man to have known him in school and to have work with him at hales. Michael will greatly missed.

Mike Sullivan

I am sorry for your loss. Michael and I were friends and co-workers at HALES SUPERMARKET in Cameron in 1965 and 66. I have fond memories of Michael from that time. He was a good person.

DUANE TAYLOR

We are saddened at Mick's passing. We always enjoyed his stories at the Bray family reunions. Our faith leads us through these rough times; however, we know Mick is at peace. God Bless Your Family.

Wayne and Margaret Schemmer and families

Ruth Ann, Please accept my sincere condolences on Mike's passing. As you already know, Mike was a very good man and a devoted husband and father. I enjoyed working with him at Pritchard / Black & Veatch. If Sue or I can be of any assistance to you or your family, please do not hesitate to contact us. Frank & Sue Pacinelli 913-783-4715

Frank Pacinelli

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