Margaret Jeanne (Yonker) Ike was born December 17, 1947 in McCook, Nebraska, to Ralph and Lucile (Unger) Yonker, who farmed north of Oberlin, Kansas. She died December 18, 2017 at her home in Lincoln, Nebraska. Margaret attended Oberlin schools and was baptized at St. John's Lutheran Church in 1954. On February 26, 1965, she married George V. Ike, Jr. at Peace Lutheran Church, in McCook, Nebraska where the couple made their home. She completed a GED in McCook. In the 70s the couple lived in Stratton, NE and Margaret opened Ike's Crafts which was moved to McCook and then Goodland, Kansas. She shared the store with George, who ran Ike's Shoe Repair. Margaret was well known for her plaster craft figures and molds. She excelled at gardening, sewing, embroidery and baking, and enjoyed playing BINGO. Margaret also worked at Burns Lab in McCook, the Goodland Police Department and Husky Truck Stop in Goodland, Kansas. The couple moved to Lincoln in 1987, where she worked for Earl May. After several years in Southaven, Miss., where George worked for Yellow Freight, they retired to Lincoln.She is survived by her husband, George Ike, daughter Marnie (Danny) Milner, Arapahoe; brother Philip (Norma) Yonker, Denver; sister Doris Yonker, Kansas City, MO; sisters-in-law Pat Berry, Oberlin, KS; Lynda (Mel) Cox, Bennett, NE; 5 grandchildren: Brianna (Mark) Kortum, Charlotte, NC; Zach Pilfold, Seward, NE; Matthew Beckner, Lincoln; Chelsea (Dustin) Kulsziski, Colorado Springs; Tiffany (Anthony) Anderson, Lincoln; 3 great grandchildren, and special friend, Joy Ward of Lincoln.She was preceded in death by her son Trever, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Cremation was chosen. A celebration of her life was held at Colonial Chapel, Lincoln on January 23rd. Memorials: American Heart Association.