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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • James Michael ‘Mike’ Sohn

  • James Michael "Mike" Sohn, 72, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 3:13 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at his daughter's home.
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  • James Michael "Mike" Sohn, 72, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 3:13 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at his daughter's home.  
    Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.
    Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Sohn was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Hannibal, Mo., to George F. and Helen  L. Campbell Sohn.  
    Survivors include four children, Pam Wade, Jeff Sohn, Lyndsay Parker (Tony),  and Laci Sohn; one uncle, Kenneth "Pete" Peterson; four grandchildren, Jarid and Jordan Wade and Pearson and Easton Parker and numerous cousins.   
    He is preceded in death by his parents, one uncle; Daniel "Mick" Milton Sohn, and one aunt; Bette Peterson.   
    Mike was a United States Navy Veteran, serving his country during the Vietnam War. He later worked for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from which he retired after 36 years of service. Mike was quick witted and always brought a smile to those that he was around. He enjoyed spending time in his shop woodworking. Mike was a truly gifted artist that created some amazing pieces, including a full scale 1909 Harley Davidson Motorcycle and a nearly completed Ford Model T automobile. Previously Mike was an avid runner and had competed in several marathons. He also liked to spend time golfing. Most of all Mike loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a Christian by faith.     
    Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Loving Care Hospice or lymphoma research in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home. 
    Pallbearers will be Andrew Briscoe, John Briscoe II, Philip Briscoe, Kevin Kerley, Johnny Northcutt and Tony Parker.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Sonny Acton, Dr. Ali, Dr. Nancy Bartlett, Ronnie Bird, John Briscoe, Bob Cavanagh, Chad Collier, Frank Crowe, Danny Dudgeon, Kenny Dudgeon, Robby Ferrel, Rodney & Marci Farris,  Larry Gibbs, Frank Janes, Dr. Robert Jones, Dr. Scott Kimber, Bud Kasper, Skip Kirby, Karl Ledbetter, Jerry McArthur, Dave Oslica, Randy Park, Pat Patrick, Ken Peterson, Steve Peterson, Ron Powell, Jim Secker, Ryan Sharkey, Kim Shores,  Gerald Smith, Ed Stolte, Norbert Stolte, Judy Turner, Ron Verdier, Casey Welch, Eric Wilson, Hannibal High School Class of 1959, Employees of Grand Pharmacy.
    Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com
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