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Todd Ekeler – Metz Mortuary

    Todd Ekeler
    Todd William Ekeler age 38 of York, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at York.
    He was born Nov. 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; father, Kenneth (Kathi) Ekeler of York; mother, Nancy (Dale) Wilson of Henderson, Nev.; brother, Chad (Michelle) Ekeler of York; nephews, Dalton, Levi, Jay, Austin, Tyson and grandfather, Jess Rust of York; uncles, Lyle (Teresa) Jensen of Aurora, Roger (Gerri) Rust of Polk; aunts include, Mary Jane (Jerry) Kelch of Exeter, Doris (Curt) Larka of York, LuAnne Gewieke of Grand Island, Jane (Dave Bean) Rust also of Grand Island and Patty (D.C.) Simpson of Alvin, Texas; numerous cousins and a host of friends.
    He is preceded in death by his grandfather, William “Bunk”; grandmothers, Francis Ekeler and Betty Rust and uncle, Ronnie Ekeler.
    Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in York with the Reverend Dr. Michael Eickhoff officiating. Inurnment to follow in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Cremation, no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to his family for later designation.
    ​Metz Mortuary, York is handling arrangements.

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