Michael Powell

October 22, 1983 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 40) 40 Years Old

Michael Powell Obituary

Michael Duane Powell, 40, of Chanute, KS passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Erie, KS.  He was born October 22, 1983 in Palm Springs, California the son of Gary Duane Powell and Veta Mensch.  He graduated from a private high school in Chanute, KS.  

Michael worked as a Cook at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS.

He enjoyed fishing and restoring old cars and houses.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Gary D. Powell; two brothers, Gary R. Powell and Steven Dale Powell; maternal grandfather, Harvey Mensch; maternal grandmother, Veta L. Mensch; paternal grandfather, Glenn Powell; and three aunts, Loleeta Mensch, Gina Downing and Glenda Haislip.

He is survived by a daughter, Brianna Perez-Powell; a son, Andrew Perez-Powell; the children’s mother, Lacey Perez; his mother, Veta Moffitt; step-father, Steven Moffitt; four sisters, Sabrina, Stephanie, Kim and Lisa; brother, Charles; grandson, Lijah Perez-Powell; paternal grandmother, Martha Halgrimson; six aunts; an uncle; twelve nieces and nephews; and many cousins.

To celebrate Michael’s life, the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the SKIL Meeting Room, 4 E. Main Street, Chanute, KS 66720.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael Powell Memorial Fund and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be sent to the family through

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March 23, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
SKIL Meeting Room
4 E. Main Street
Chanute, KS 66720


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