Michael W. Gatten-Moore died Feb. 22, 2009

On February 6, Michael started his journey home, and arrived on February 22 due to a massive stroke.

Michael was born June 11, 1978 in Cleveland, OH. He moved to the Kansas City/Independence area shortly after his birth. Michael was a very special person, especially to his family. He loved to help anyone he could, in any way. He loved the KC Chiefs, and no matter how they played, he defended them.

Michael leaves behind his parents Marla and Eddy Moore and little brother Trenton, of the home. Michael also leaves one brother: Gary Connor Jr. of Independence, MO, three sisters: Dollie Conner of Belton, MO, Tammy Mansell of Kansas City, MO and Tina Myers and husband Mike of Kansas City, MO. A large extended family including his maternal grandmother Mary Ownby, maternal grandfather Jack Gatten, Nieces and Nephews which he greatly loved: Brandon, Samantha, Aubrey, Justin, Christian, Austin, Katie, Rochelle, Reonna, Steven, Eddy, Darrin and Robert, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins throughout the Kansas City area.

Michael is preceded in death by his younger brother Robert Baker, grandmother Shirley Moore and Great-Grandmother Ann Kramer.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, February 28 at 1:00 pm at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3601 S. Sterling, Independence, MO 816-254-8680. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Michael’s memory to St. Paul United Methodist Church.