Michael Dean Bornhorst was born September 20, 1961, at Glasgow, MT, to Edwin and Joyce (Wilcox) Bornhorst. They moved to Spencer, SD where he attended school. He served in the US Army in Colorado. He lived in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Mitchell and worked at carpentry and construction for a number of years.
He is survived by his special friend, Jan Leuning of Mitchell, SD; one sister, Barbara Boettcher and husband, Ronald of White Lake, SD; one brother, Kenneth Bornhorst and wife, Nancy of Sioux Falls, SD; three nieces: Misty Vaverka, Chandra Bornhorst, Kendra Bornhorst; one great niece and two great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.