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Mike Akers

August 25, 1966 — October 14, 2014

Michael Lynn Akers, 48, of Newton, died Tuesday (October 14, 2014) at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born on August 25, 1966 in Newton, Ks., the son of Eldon Eugene and Marian Ruth Orpin Akers. Mike was raised in Newton, attending local schools where he was a part of the track team, graduating from Newton High School in 1984. He later attended Hutchinson Jr. College and Emporia State University.

After graduating from Emporia State, Mike went to work in Wichita at Boeing Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft and later at Manufacturing Solutions in Newton. He then went to Butler County College and received a nursing degree, after which he went to work at the Newton Medical Center, Prairie View and most recently Asbury Park.

Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman, he enjoyed woodworking and loved to spend time with his family. He took great pride in doing things by himself.

Survivors include his daughter Madison Starwalt and her husband Kai; his son Josh; parents Eldon and Marian; brother Todd Scott Akers and his wife Patrice all of Newton; and sister Deborah Kay Akers of Wichita.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday (October 18, 2014) at the First Church of God at Fairview & Broadway in Newton. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday 1pm til 8pm, where the family will receive friends between 7 and 8 Friday evening. Friends can also stop by the funeral home Saturday between 8am and Noon.

A memorial has with the American Heart Association, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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