Michael James Sullivan, 65 of Winter Springs died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Michael was born August 16, 1951 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to the late Sarah Catherine and Patrick J. Sullivan. He married his wife Kathleen June Beighley on October 25, 1975 and moved to Winter Springs to raise their family. Michael owned numerous businesses over the years and particularly enjoyed construction including building the family home with son Michael, Jr. He will be remembered for his laughter and great sense of humor. He could always be counted on to be there for family and friends. Michael enjoyed spending time with family and time at the beach. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Kathy; devoted children, Michael, Jr of Winter Springs, Erin and her husband, Kurt van Zyl of Sanford, Florida; five brothers, Patrick (Karen), Paul, Peter (Sharon), Tom (Barb) and Gene (Charlotte); brother-in-law Byron Beighley (Georgia), sister-in-law Karla Bluedorn (Dale); many nieces and nephews and his best grand-dog, LeRoy. A life celebration will be held at a later date.
Michael’s family wishes to express their thanks and appreciation to family, friends, and medical staff for the wonderful care and support during his illness and a special thanks to his “girls”.