Marianne M. Sullivan, age 68, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born July 30, 1949, in Hutchinson, Kansas, the daughter of Roscoe and Oleta (Gravitt) Moll.
Marianne lived in Hutchinson until age 11 years when the family moved to Kansas City. She graduated from Washington High School. Marianne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Kansas State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She loved her students and was a fantastic teacher for 27 years, teaching Title I Reading at USD 214; and retired in 2012. She was a Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteer, and an American Association of University Women member. Marianne was an avid reader, enjoyed flower gardening, and loved spending time with her grandkids. She successfully showed Persian Cats since 1998.
Marianne married Monty Sullivan on June 26, 1970, in Bertrand, Nebraska. He survives.
Other survivors include her children, Dr. Seth Sullivan and wife Dr. Kiyoe of Bronxville, New York, Alyson Monson Esq. and husband Dr. Keith of Burr Ridge, Illinois, and Dr. Grant Sullivan and wife Barbara of Columbia, South Carolina; brother, Maurice Moll and wife Dory of Ft. Collins, Colorado; and six grandchildren, Eve, Leah, and Eamon Sullivan, Jack and Helena Monson, and Maria Sullivan.
Marianne is preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial mass will be Friday, May 25, 2018, at 10:00 AM at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Reverend Peter Fernandez officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to Grant County Scholarship Fund or Scleroderma Foundation in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.