Michael was born in Hastings, Nebraska to Norma Jean Hendrickson Harris. He was a 1970 graduate of Lincoln Northeast High School.
Mike worked a variety of positions during his life from Salesman to Manager to book store owner to entrepreneur to call center specialist. He always liked variety.
His joy in life was journaling, reading, collecting pens and having a good latte. Mike was also a giver, always paying it forward and donating to various charities. He believed in wanting to help those less fortunate than he. He was a former member of the Lincoln Evening Optimist Club.
In 1989 he met the love of his life, Karen Adamsheck, where else but in a coffee bar. Together they enjoyed travelling. Their favorite travel spots were Las Vegas, Door County, Wisconsin and Overland Park, Kansas. They frequently went to Overland Park to shop the book stores, pen stores and restaurants. Mike was an avid Husker/Saints/Green Bay Packer/Chiefs/Golden Warrior fan and loved to play cribbage. Since his retirement in 2017, he enjoyed spending Sunday’s with his best friend, John, studying the Bible.
Survivors: the love of his life for the last 30 years, Karen Adamsheck; sisters: Kambra Kreifels and husband Chuck, Kim Colgrove, and brother: Kendall Harris and wife Laurie, several nieces, nephews, great nephews, great niece, great-great nephews, and best friend John Schuff. He was preceded in death by his mother, Norma Jean Harris, brother in-law Bruce Colgrove, and his dog Shatsu.
No visitation/cremation. No service at this time. Memorials can be made to the Capital Humane Society. For condolences, fill out the form below.