July 9, 1949 - March 11, 2020
MIKE DREILING Michael Dreiling was born on July 9, 1949, in Denver, Colorado, to Christian L. and Mary (Stadler) Dreiling. Mike grew up in the Denver area graduating from Englewood High School in 1968. He entered the U.S. Navy in August of 1969, and served during the Vietnam War, as a machinist on the USS Brooke. He was honorably discharged in May of 1971. Mike married Cheryl I. Clay on May 22, 1971, in Englewood, Colorado, where the couple first settled. Mike and Cheryl, along with their family, moved to various locations in Southwest Nebraska until making Chase County home in 1994. Mike held various farm positions until 1986 when he purchased the locker plant in Hayes Center, Nebraska. After moving to Chase County in 1994, he gained employment as a welder for Groff AG, retiring in 2009. Mike enjoyed being outside, hunting and fishing, especially goose hunting. He also loved to include as many family members as possible in every outdoor activity. Mike passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 11, 2020, at his home in Imperial. Mike was 70 years of age. Survivors Include: Wife: Cheryl of Imperial, NE Son Duane Dreiling and wife, Devin, of Imperial, NE Son: Rick Dreiling and wife, Dawnya, of Grant, NE Daughter: Dawn Baird and husband, Rodney, of Enders, NE 6 Grandchildren: Holden Dreiling (Marissa) of Casper, WY, Dylan Dreiling of Imperial, NE, Laura Dreiling (Trace Doyle) of Indianola, NE, Megan, Shelby and Kara Baird, of Enders, NE Great-Grandbaby: Baby Girl Doyle due in May 2020 Sister: Roseanne Koenig of Littleton, CO Brother: Raymond Dreiling and wife, Karen, of Quitman, TX Brother: Paul Dreiling and wife, Debbie, of Lubbock, TX Brother: Carl Dreiling and wife, Marie, of Ft. Lupton, CO Sister: Rita Jones and husband, Tim, of Yantis, TX Sister: Mary Beth Harding and husband, Ron, of Holyoke, CO Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Grandson; Michael Dreiling, and an infant grandchild. Brother-In-Law: Dan Garrison, and Sisters-in-law Jeanie Dreiling and Linda Dreiling. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Monday morning, March 16, 2020, 10:30 A.M. (Mountain Time) at St. Patrick Catholic Church of Imperial, with Father Lothar Gilde celebrating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, with full military honors. A rosary will be recited Sunday evening, March 15, 2020, 7:00 P.M. (Mountain Time) at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Imperial, NE. No Visitation, Mike chose cremation. A memorial has been suggested to the Dreiling Family for a future designation at a later date. On line condolences maybe left at liewerfuneralhome.Com LIEWER FUNERAL HOME ENTRUTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS
MIKE DREILING Michael Dreiling was born on July 9, 1949, in Denver, Colorado, to Christian L. and Mary (Stadler) Dreiling. Mike grew up in the Denver area graduating from Englewood High School in 1968. He entered the U.S. Navy in August of... View Obituary & Service Information
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