Obituary for Sean Callahan Jr.
Sean Patrick Callahan, Jr., 19, of Gardner, KS passed away May 7, 2017. Visitation will be held at 6:00 pm Friday, May 12, 2017 followed by a Memorial/Celebration of his life at New Life Community Church, 17935 S. Moonlight Rd., Gardner, KS 66030. Arrangements by Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner 913-856-7111. Memorial contributions may be given to The Sean Callahan Memorial Football Scholarship Fund at Patriots Bank in Gardner KS (PO Box 367, 840 E. Main, Gardner, KS 66030). Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Sean was born May 17, 1997 in Decatur, Illinois to Sean Patrick Sr. and Jo (Poniske) Callahan. He grew up in Gardner and graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School. As a junior, he made the Kansas all-underclassmen football team and was named to the All-Eastern Kansas League first team as an offensive lineman. Sean went on to attend Highland Community College in 2015. In 2016, he transferred to Garden City Community College where he was an instrumental part of the school’s first National Championship, was honored as an all-conference selection and earned his Associates Degree. He will be missed by friends and family.
Sean is survived by his parents: Sean and Jo; siblings: Claire, Adam and Abigail Callahan and grandmother, Donna Callahan all of Gardner.