BISMARCK — Myrtle Loretta Sullivan of Bismarck passed away at her home on Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the age of 83. She was born on May 2, 1929, at Ironton Hospital in Ironton, Missouri. She was the daughter of the late Irvin and Eva Bennett.
In addition to her parents, one daughter, Toni Ann Haggerty, one sister, and four brothers, preceded Myrtle in death.
Myrtle will be remembered as a wonderful daughter, dedicated wife, loving mother, an adoring grandmother and great-grandmother, and a warm, admirable person and friend to many. Those that knew Myrtle knew of her caring nature but also her exceptionally great sense of humor.
On November 14, 1953 Myrtle married the love her life. Robert -Bob” Sullivan who survives. Bob and her had a large family of which they loved spending time with. She was a faithful member of the Pilot Knob Missionary Baptist Church in Pilot Knob, Missouri for many years. Myrtle’s passing will leave a large void in her family and all will desperately miss her. Each person she touched throughout her life will leave a rejoicing legacy and tribute to the person Myrtle was.
Survivors in addition to her beloved husband, Bob, are five daughters, Connie and Faron Henson, Cindy and Brett Collier, Debbie and Tim Politte, Becky and Scott Sikes, Mindy and Mark Daus; one son, Bobby and Lisa Sullivan; fourteen grandchildren, Josh and Janna Hagerty, Carrie and Matt Merrill, Joaby and Amy Sikes, Tyler Henson, Chelsey Politte, Caleb Hagerty, Tori Henson, Jake Sikes, Alex Politte, Chandler Politte. Shelby Collier, Kate Daus, Luke Daus, Connor Sullivan; three great-grandchildren, Jonah Hagerty, Caden Merrill, Jersey Hagerty; and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to L.I.F.E. Center, 725 East Karsch Boulevard, P.O. Box 967, Farmington, Missouri 63640.
Visitation for Myrtle Sullivan will be held at Shipman Funeral Home in Bismarck on Tuesday, September 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 26, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Cburch in Bismarck.