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Michael J. Unrein Jr.

8/31/2013

Michael J. Unrein Jr., 84, Topeka, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

Michael J. Unrein Jr., 84, Topeka, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

He was born Jan. 4, 1929, in Hays to Michael J. and Dorothy Harkness Unrein.

He married Betty Marie Swick on June 2, 1950, in Ellsworth. She preceded him in death Aug. 9, 1999. He married June Owens Spacek on Jan. 7, 2001, in Wakarusa.

He was a 1947 graduate of Hays High School and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber after 33 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife, June; a daughter, Lisa Marie Johnson; a brother, Patrick Unrein; a daughter-in-law, Janet Unrein; step-children, Candy Spacek, Doug Spacek and Lou Spacek; and two grandchildren, Callen Johnson and Shawn Michael Unrein.

He was preceded in death by son, Michael J. Unrein III; a brother, Gerhardt Unrein; and sister, Dorothy L. Hall.

Memorial visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dove Cremation and Funeral Service, 4020 SW Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66606.

Memorials are suggested to Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.DoveCremation.com.