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Michael William "Mike" Eimers

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EIMERS, MICHAEL "MIKE" WILLIAM, 46, of Louisville, passed away peacefully at home Friday, August 30 surrounded by his family and friends.

Mike was a graduate of Bellarmine University, receiving a B.A. and M.B.A. and was a member of Bellarmine's Athletic Hall of Fame as a soccer goalie, and an active parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. He also coached soccer for Louisville Soccer Alliance for many years. Mike was a sales executive for Louisville Tin & Stove.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, William "Fuzz" Fusting; and a brother-in-law, Gary Schmiedeskamp.

He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Fusting Eimers, children, Christina and Nicholas; parents, William "Bill" and Jean Abraham Eimers; siblings, Barb Leake (Mike), Kathy Schmiedeskamp, Pat Kogos (Sam), Colleen Cova (Mike), Mark Eimers (Jackie), and Karen Cordia (Dan); mother-in-law, Geraline Fusting, 14 nieces and nephews,and 1 great-niece.

The family would like to thank their friends and #TeamEimers for all their love and support during Mike's courageous battle with cancer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 7913 Shelbyville Road with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 Sunday at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville. A Memorial Mass will be held in St. Louis at a later date.

Memorial donations in Mike's memory may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or to the Louisville Soccer Alliance.

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Published in The Courier-Journal from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2013