Michael E. Yoho

SAVONBURG — Michael E. Yoho, 66, of Savonburg died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at his residence.

Mike was born April 30, 1954, in Girard, a son of Wayne and Eileen (Nelson) Yoho. He attended Porterville Grade School and graduated from Erie High School. After high school, he worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons.

Mike married Judy A. Baker on Oct. 6, 1973, at Federated Church in Erie. Judy survives of the home.

Mike managed his own business, Yoho Trucking, for many years before working for T-Bone Trucking in Ottawa until his retirement. He also farmed and had a few cattle over the years.

Mike enjoyed his entire family, riding motorcycles in Colorado and fishing.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Judy, of the home are a daughter, Amy Jefferis of Uniontown; a son, Chris Yoho and his wife, Jana, of Montrose, Colorado; his mother, Eileen Yoho of Erie; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his sisters, Christi Han and her husband, Shawn, of Erie and Carla Bennett and her husband, John, of rural Stark; and his sister-in-law, Cheryl Yoho of Cassville, Missouri.

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Yoho; and his brother, Terry Yoho.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the family will have a private service at Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie with Lance Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery near Savonburg. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice and may be left at the funeral home, 113 S. Main Street, Erie, KS 66733. 

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