Michael S. Kutilek

Michael S. Kutilek

4/19/1991 – 5/22/2020

Michael Kutilek, 29, of Omaha, passed away Friday May 22nd. He was born April 19, 1991; and is the son of Steve and Anne Kutilek of Omaha, Nebraska.  Mike loved his family, friends, dogs, music, and anything outdoors – especially golf and biking.  He could always be seen with his dog Wilson.  His beautiful smile, gentle soul, and kind heart made him easy to like and want to be around.
Mike cared about people and was always willing to help anyone. His personality was genuine and unselfish.  He always asked how you were doing and cared about your answer.

Although Mike worked for a few large companies, he was an entrepreneur at heart and ran a couple of his own businesses. He was extremely intelligent and graduated from Creighton Prep and then UNL with degrees in finance and economics. Once Mike researched something, there was no project that he couldn’t successfully complete and he was an incredibly hard worker.

Mike will always be your brother, your loyal friend, your nephew, your grandson, your cousin, your soulmate, our son. He is survived by his parents Steve and Anne Kutilek; his brothers Joe (Lauren), Tom (Annette), and Hank Kutilek (Emily).  Grandparents Thomas and Annette Kutilek; and Floyd and Karen Rothfuss. And many uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and great friends.

Mike lived a meaningful and adventurous life that touched many hearts. He will be missed horribly but his soul will live on amongst all who loved him.

Memorial Mass: Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 3PM St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. Condolences and memorials can be sent in care of the Kutilek family to be distributed to charitable organizations.

To view a live broadcast of the Memorial Mass, go to our website and click the View Live Cast button on our homepage or click on service link below.

Memorial Mass Link: https://boxcast.tv/view/michael-kutilek-513608

38 Comments

  • John Julie Max Huerter Posted May 25, 2020 8:01 am

    Mike was such a special, loving young man. We were so lucky to have him in our lives. He will be sorely missed. Huge prayers for him and your family.

  • Mitch Kohl Posted May 25, 2020 9:53 am

    Prayers for him and his family. I am glad I had the honor of knowing him for so long. May God grant his family strength in the time.

  • Mitch Kohl Posted May 25, 2020 9:56 am

    May God grant him and his family peace in this time. I am glad to have known him for so long. Prayers for him and his family

  • Jim Lynch Posted May 25, 2020 10:05 am

    Tom and Annette my sincere condolences. It is these kind of losses that are so hard just remember God only gives you crosses he knows you can bear.
    Jim Lynch

  • Neil G Powell Posted May 25, 2020 12:31 pm

    Steve and Anne, Hank…I don’t have the right words but beautiful memories of Mike and his infectious smile and winning personality. You are a wonderful family and my thoughts are with you at the difficult time. I feel so blessed to have known Mike.

  • Matt Seidel Posted May 25, 2020 1:30 pm

    Mike and I weren’t incredibly close, but he was always there to talk and listen. He made me feel welcomed when I felt out of place. I’m so grateful to have known him. This hurts deeply, and his kindness will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to you all. Rest easy.

  • Betty, Jim, Colin O’Connor Posted May 25, 2020 2:08 pm

    Our deepest condolences to the entire Kutilek family You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless your beautiful family💕

  • Tim, Sally, Collin,, and Connor O’Neill Posted May 25, 2020 4:57 pm

    To Steve, Ann, Tom, Joe, and Hank, We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Our memories of you and your family will always be the best. God bless your family. 🌹

  • Steve Clark Posted May 25, 2020 7:02 pm

    Sorry for your loss

  • Perry and Elisa Wiseman Posted May 25, 2020 7:23 pm

    Anne and Steve our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Tim, Sally, Collin,, and Connor O’Neill Posted May 25, 2020 7:59 pm

    To Steve, Ann, Tom, Joe, and Hank, We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Our memories of you and your family will always be the best. God bless your family.

  • Richie Steier Posted May 25, 2020 9:48 pm

    I was fortunate to attend Creighton Prep with Mike and I have only positive memories of him. I can say confidently he always had a smile on his face and always carried a positive attitude. A smile and a positive attitude is what I remember most about Mike. God Bless the entire family. I will always include him in my prayers.

  • Andrea Posted May 25, 2020 10:14 pm

    I only met Mike through Annette and Tom. But from the way they talked about him, you knew he was special. Its clear how much he is loved and celebrated. Deepest condolences to all his family and close friends. ❤️

  • Amy Nelson Hruska Posted May 25, 2020 10:27 pm

    Anne and family, I am so deeply sorry to hear about Michael! May God bring peace and comfort to you and your family and gently embrace you in HIS loving arms.

  • Joel and Lisa Long Posted May 26, 2020 8:19 am

    Steve, Anne and family-
    Our sincere condolences with you at this very difficult time. It sounds like Mike touched a lot of lives and his memory will live on in so many hearts.

  • Chris and Kim Shehan Posted May 26, 2020 8:33 am

    Steve,Anne, Joe, Tom, and Hank and extended family.
    May God hold you close during this difficult time. Mike was a dear son and friend to many. The memories that were made shall live forever in the hearts of all. Thinking of you with prayers and sending abundance of love.

  • Emily (Wilkinson) Mayfield Posted May 26, 2020 9:14 am

    Sending all my love and prayers to the Kutilek family. Mike was such a kind soul, and he’ll be sorely missed. His smile is impossible to forget!

  • Ryan and Catherine (Foley) Wieczorek Posted May 26, 2020 9:31 am

    Mike had an amazing energy that drew people to him. He genuinely cared for you and was always interested in what you had to say. He was truly a man for others. Prayers for Mike and his family.

  • Scott and Madeline Quinn Posted May 26, 2020 10:12 am

    Our condolences to the entire family. God’s blessings upon you this day and until you rejoin in God’s loving embrace.

  • John and Janet Freedman Posted May 26, 2020 10:30 am

    We are truly sorry to hear about Mike. Sending sincere condolences and much love to our Kutilek family!

  • Courtney Delnevo Posted May 26, 2020 11:59 am

    Sending love and support to everyone in the Kutilek family.

  • Kelly Landen Posted May 26, 2020 12:58 pm

    To the Kutilek family – it was truly a blessing to know Mike and I am so sorry for your loss. Sending all my love and prayers.

  • George, Jacalyn, and Max Ayoub Posted May 26, 2020 1:19 pm

    Our hearts are broken for you. We are lifting your family up in prayers of peace, comfort, and hope. We pray, too, that your loving and beautiful memories of Mike will in time replace these days of sorrow.

  • Jo Mierendorf Posted May 26, 2020 1:53 pm

    My sincere condolence to Joe and Lauren and the entire Kutilek family. May our loving Lord give you peace, comfort, and courage through this very difficult time, and always.. Grandma Jo

  • Caroline Slattery Posted May 26, 2020 1:53 pm

    I’ll always remember Mike as having a big smile and a cheerful attitude! From CTK to Boji to nights out in the Old Market, we have so many great memories that will live on. I can’t help but think him and Mark are already having fun in heaven, popping cups and making the whole room laugh! Sending prayers to the Kutilek family. ❤️

  • Kari Finocchiaro Posted May 26, 2020 2:48 pm

    Steve&Anne, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

  • Steve and Beth Koukol Posted May 26, 2020 3:03 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss and our hearts go out to you and your family. May you find peace. All our love and support……Steve and Beth, Katie, Jeff, Connor and Libby Koukol

  • Kristi Hammer Posted May 26, 2020 3:53 pm

    Steve and Anne my heart is broken for you. I didn’t know Mike personally but from what my son and his friends that did know him have all said is what an incredibly kind person he was. Steve you were and still are one of the nicest humans I know. Know you are all in my prayers. Love to you all.

  • Dave Preucil Posted May 26, 2020 4:33 pm

    Steve & Anne, please know you are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Dustin Ecklebe Posted May 26, 2020 7:59 pm

    Some of my fondest memories growing up were spent with Mike and the rest of the family. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  • Ryan Murray Posted May 26, 2020 8:47 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Mike. I only knew Mike a short while at CTK but he is certainly someone I’ll never forget. Mike was always willing to partake in our mischievous activities and was so fun to be around.

  • Suzanne Rogert Posted May 27, 2020 8:26 am

    Steve – It took my breath away when I saw Michael’s obituary. Although I didn’t know him, I know how proud you are of your boys. I always enjoy seeing you and hearing the stories of what they’re up to. You and your family will be in my heart and my thoughts.

  • Chris & Dave Ehrhart Posted May 28, 2020 1:01 pm

    Our condolences & prayers go out to you all… we were able to virtually attend the beautiful celebration of life for Mike Tuesday afternoon- thank you for making the service available for us who couldn’t attend in person — our love & prayers continue for you all…

  • Jane Yaffe-Rowell Posted May 29, 2020 7:14 am

    Steve and Anne – There are truly no words to express the magnitude of your loss. Sincerest condolences from the Yaffes.

  • Sherry Otten Arledge Posted May 29, 2020 2:19 pm

    I am deeply sorry for your loss. I am sending all of you warm thoughts & prayers!!! May the wonderful memories of your time together help with your grief.

  • Julie Gibson-Beier Posted May 30, 2020 7:22 pm

    I’ am saddened by your loss. May you find peace and comfort

  • Marissa Gigantelli Posted May 31, 2020 9:00 am

    To the Kutilek family –

    I’m incredibly sorry for your loss. Sending my sincere condolences to all. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Corey Shainholtz & Mary williams Posted June 1, 2020 8:20 am

    Steve and Anne; We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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