In Memory of



Obituary for Michael Wood

Michael Lee Wood, 68, of Lansing, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. He was born Nov. 2, 1954, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Edward Lee Wood and Dorothy Jane (Slapper) Wood.

On Jan. 5, 1994, Michael married Paula Bogner Blankenship, in Leavenworth, Kan. She survives at the home. He is also survived by his mother; his father’s wife, Shirley Wood; a son, Christopher (Kristina) Wood of Leavenworth; two daughters, Amy (Brent) Graf of Basehor, Kan., and Jennifer Blankenship of Overland Park, Kan.; a sister, Teri (Jim) Nabors of Lansing, Kan.; 11 grandchildren, Nikolas Zamora, Jena Zamora, Jamee Effie, Ahlexa Wood, Christopher Wood Jr., Aiden Wood, Tanner Graf, Taylor Graf, Ella Graf, Jordan Finnell and Jaden Blankenship; great-grandchild, Remi Effie; nieces, Danielle and Courtney Moore; and step-sisters, Angie (Wade) Meadows and Stacey (Seth) Ross.

Michael was a member of Church of The Open Door.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan.27, 2023, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Church of the Open Door. Burial will be Saturday, at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, at 2:30 p.m. Memorial donations are suggested to Leavenworth Animal Welfare Society.