PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: February 23, 1947

Date of Death: May 15, 2023

John, 76, passed away on May 15th, 2023. John was born on February 23, 1947 in Phoenix, AZ to parents George Eldin Mickelson and Opal Lucille Sandy. John is survived by his siblings Nancy Sheward, Gary Mickelson, Linda Penn, Charlene Werner, Pam Coffman, Tim Conway, Ron Conway, and Jeff Conway and his children Mark Mickelson (Tina) and Summer Gantter (Todd) and his grandchildren Bailey, Conner, Ella and Peyton. In addition, there are countless cousins, nieces and nephews who have been touched by John or touched John's life. John was a Vietnam Veteran honored with 2 Purple Heart decorations for injuries during combat. He was an avid outdoorsman, lover of all things outdoors. Easter family camp, fly fishing, golfing, shooting, hunting, traveling, you name it! There is nothing he loved more than being outdoors with his family enjoying the things they love. John lived his life to the fullest and touched many lives. Our hearts break, but we are grateful to God for sharing him with us!

Service Information

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday June 4th at 9:00 am at Aunt Chilada's Restaurant, 7330 North Dreamy Draw Dr, in Phoenix