Michael Yankiver, passed away June 4, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House. Born in the Bronx, NY, Michael lived for many years in Virginia and Texas before moving to Olathe, KS and then KCMO. He will be remembered as a kind, gentle and caring man who went out of his way to help others and was very proud of his children.
His parents, Abraham and Estelle Yankiver, preceded him in death. He is survived by his daughter, Lizabeth (Austin, TX); son, Josh (Lufkin, TX); brother, Joel; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellen and Erland Suni and, Roberta and Mark Long (Austin) as well as a niece and three nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the UMKC Law Foundation Solo and Small Firm fund. A memorial celebration will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 3 to 5 pm at the home of Ellen and Erl Suni.