Myron "Mike" L. MoatsMay 5, 1929 ~ October 23, 2019 (age 90)
Funeral Services for Myron “Mike” Moats, 90, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Reverend Robert Wiest will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, at the Home for Funeral Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue, Norfolk.
Mike passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Edgewood Healthcare in Norfolk.
Mike was born May 5, 1929, in Osmond, NE to Harry and Ella (Gansebom) Moats. He graduated from Osmond High School and Norfolk Junior College. Mike worked for the Osmond Creamery where he was the youngest milk inspector in the state at the age of 16.
On May 22, 1955, he married Nylotis Overhue at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond and the couple had five children. They moved to Norfolk in 1957 where he served on numerous councils and was in a band. Mike worked for Phillip Morris for over 33 years as a salesman Following the death of his brother, Marvin, in 1968, Mike and Nylotis raised three of Marvin’s children.
He enjoyed Jigsaw puzzles, reading, arts and crafts, winning candy bars at Bingo, and singing, especially during Christmas and in the church choir. Most of all, Mike loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by children, Michael and Cindy Moats, of Omaha, Patrick Moats, of Columbus, NE, Douglas Moats, of Norfolk, Curtis and Sharon Moats, of Topeka, KS, and Nyla and Neil Heese, of Randolph; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mike is preceded in death by his spouse, parents, and brother.