Todd Ekeler

Todd William Ekeler age 38 of York, NE died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at York.

He was born November 11, 1979 in York to Kenneth and Nancy (Rust) Ekeler. Todd graduated from York High School in 1998 and was employed at Kroy Industries in York for 19 years. He lived on acreage northeast of York where he enjoyed entertaining family and friends alike. He loved Husker Football, tinkering on vehicles and was a big joke maker. 4-wheeling, riding motorcycles, hunting, fishing and trap shooting were also fun hobbies. Todd enjoyed the country life and was known for his contagious laugh. He and his future father-in-law Terry Tieken enjoyed spending time together whenever they could.

Todd is survived by his fiancé Tammy Tieken of York, their sons; Devin Sikes, Bryce Peters and Gaige Adams, his daughters; Naomi (Mitch) Riner, Regan Sikes, Alysa Sikes and their grandson Zayden Riner all of York. His father Kenneth (Kathi) Ekeler of York, his mother Nancy (Dale) Wilson of Henderson, Nevada. His brother Chad (Michelle) Ekeler of York, Nephews; Dalton, Levi, Jay, Austin, Tyson, and grandfather Jess Rust of York.

His uncles, Lyle (Teresa) Jensen of Aurora, Roger (Gerri) Rust of Polk, NE., his aunts include; Mary Jane (Jerry) Kelch of Exeter, NE., Doris (Curt) Larka of York, LuAnne Gewieke of Grand Island, NE., Jane (Dave Bean) Rust also of Grand Island, Patty (D.C.) Simpson of Alvin, TX.

Numerous cousins and a host of friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather William “Bunk” and his grandmothers; Francis Ekeler and Betty Rust and his uncle Ronnie Ekeler.

Memorial services were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in York with the Reverend Dr. Michael Eickhoff officiating. Inurnment in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to his family for later designation.

Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.