O. Kelleher, 57 years of West Toledo passed away on his
22nd wedding anniversary early Saturday morning, July
18, 2009, at RegencyHospital with his wife at his side.
A 1969 graduate of St. Francis de SalesHigh School, Mike played football
a year for the University of Kentucky. In July of 1971 Mike
was injured in an auto accident that left him severely paralyzed. One of his
1st jobs after the accident was with the H.P. Streicher
Company. Mike continued toward his goal of a college degree finishing with a
Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toledo in 1984. In the late
1970s Mike owned the Red Dog Saloon in West Toledo. For many years he was
an inventory control specialist at Bauer-Wenner auto
industrial supply company. Mike's family is so appreciative to his St. Francis
"Red Dog" friends for their loving support through the years. He
loved taking "rolls" through his neighborhood with his dogs. His ability
to "live in the present" was an inspiration and example to all who
knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. John C.
Kelleher Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah; mother, Rose Mary
Kelleher; brothers, Dr. John (Cindy) Kelleher Jr., Robert (Patti) Kelleher,
Kevin Kelleher, David (Terri) Kelleher; sisters, Kathy (Joe) Scalzo, Mary (Doug) Arnold, Krissy
(Kevin) Wong and Rosemary (Brooks) Albery along with
many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Road Tuesday where a Scripture Service will be recited at The funeral will begin Wednesday in the mortuary at 9:30
a.m. followed by a Mass at Gesu Church beginning at
10 a.m. Interment will be private. Please view and sign the "on-line"
guest register at www.CoyleFuneralHome.com
Memorials may take the form of a contribution to St. Francis de SalesHigh School.