Michael Scott Eikenhorst, age 57 of York, NE, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at York. He was born June 3, 1960 in York to Joseph and Verna (Neujahr) Eikenhorst. On August 23, 1985 he was united in marriage to Tammi Anderson at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. Mike was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and served his country in the Army National Guard.
He worked for several years in Masonry and Concrete; however, his favorite job was working as a janitor for Emmanuel Faith Lutheran School. He had nicknames for all of the little children, and they called him Mr. Mike. His Christian Faith was a center point of his life. Mike also coached many 8 and under softball teams, and loved sports. His greatest joy and pride in life was his daughter Moriah and following her in her sport endeavors.
Mike is survived by his wife Tammi and daughter Moriah Eikenhorst of York, and her extended family Meghan (Chris) Hayes and children John and Cody of Saginaw, TX; sisters Connie (Terry) Smith of Fairfield, IL and Lori Eikenhorst of Vernonia, Oregon, brother Jeff (Melissa) Eikenhorst of Fairfield, IL; brother-in-law Phil Kufeldt of Clarks, NE; and his father Joseph (Connie) Eikenhorst of Fairfield, IL; and best friend/cousin Todd (Rebecca) Winklemann of Glendale, AZ
He is also survived by his uncle Robert (Donna) Ocken of York, aunt Evelyn Brandenburg of Columbus, NE, aunt Mary Eikenhorst of Utica, NE, uncle Dean Eikenhorst of Texas, aunt Margie Oswald of Lincoln, NE; his parents-in-law Gene (Norma) Miller of York brothers-in-law Charles Anderson of York, Mike Miller (Pam Jackson) of Mt. Vernon, Maine, Sam Miller of York; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, sister Vickie, maternal and paternal grandparents, great-niece Skylar, aunts, uncles, cousins, and father-in-law Wayne Anderson.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM,Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. Interment with Military Honors at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.