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Michael Travis

December 14, 1938 December 19, 2018
Michael Travis
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Obituary for Michael Travis

Funeral services for Michael Travis, age 80, who passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 will be held at 11:30 AM, Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Cummings Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 10:30 until service time. Memorials may be directed towards the family for memorial/s to be established. Arrangements for Michael Travis are entrusted to Cummings Family Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.cummingsfamilyfuneralhome.com under Obituaries.

Michael Fairbanks Travis was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on December 14, 1938. He was a graduate of Bedford High School and Northwest Missouri State University and held a Juris Doctorate Degree from Creighton University. He had a private law practice and abstract business in partnership with Ronald Bonnett in Bedford. Mike was a veteran, serving six years as a pilot in the United States Air Force. Prior to his law practice, he was employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, D.C. He also served as Taylor County Attorney. Mike was a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Tau Kappa Epsilon, and Phi Alpha Delta. He was also a member of the Bedford United Methodist Church.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Maxine and Merle Travis, and brother, James Travis.

Mike is survived by his wife, Sarah, his children, Dr. Mitchell Travis, Fort Wayne, IN, Dr. Mark Travis (Brenda), Columbia, MO, Dr. Jacqueline Dessibourg (Jules), Chicago, IL, stepsons, John Byrd, Kansas City, MO, Benjamin Byrd (Alison), St. Joseph, MO, and grandchildren, Warren Travis, Clayton Travis, Eli Travis, Emma Travis, William Travis, Meredith Travis, Ryan Dessibourg, Travis Dessibourg, Matthew Byrd, and Andrew Byrd.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

10:30 AM 12/27/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 12/27/2018 11:30:00 AM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

27

Dec

11:30 AM 12/27/2018 11:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 12/27/2018 12:30:00 PM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Interment

Thursday

27

Dec

12:45 PM 12/27/2018 12:45:00 PM - 1:00 PM 12/27/2018 1:00:00 PM
Graceland Cemetery

265th Street
Bedford, Iowa 50833

Graceland Cemetery
265th Street Bedford 50833 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Graceland Cemetery Final Resting Place

265th Street
Bedford, Iowa 50833

265th Street Bedford 50833 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

May be directed to the family for a memorial/s to be established.

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