Michael was born on April 29, 1980 in Taft, Ca. to David William Eiland and Connie Louis Eiland. Michael passed away suddenly in Bakersfield on September 2, 2012.
Michael enjoyed his 3 cats, gold panning with dad at the Kern River and BBQs with friends. He was a wonderful person and liked by all – he will be deeply missed.
Michael attended Taft Schools throughout elementary and junior high and attended Taft Union High School until his junior year. The remaining part of high school, he finished at Clovis West, graduating in June 1998. Later years, Michael went on to become a successful electrician.
Michael is survived by his wonderful and loving father, David William Eiland and his wife, Patricia Eiland of Taft, his sister Cindy M. Eiland of Taft, his nieces Liliana Marie Diarte of Bakersfield and Brooklyn Marie Jennings of Taft, his nephew, Evaristo Diarte Jr. of Taft, his sister and brother in law, Scott and Jennifer Lynch of Taft, his aunt and uncle Lynn and Judi Garner of Taft, his uncle James McConnell, grandparents Ray and Ruth Conner of Oakhurst, and his great grandmother Ruth Hopkins of Oakhurst.
Michael was proceeded in death by his loving mother Connie Louise Carroll (Eiland) and his little sister, Sarah Marie Eiland.
Visitation will be Thursday , September 13, 2012 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at West Side Memorial Services, Sunset Chapel – Taft. Graveside services will be Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10:30am at West Side District Cemetery – Taft. Arrangements are under the direction of West Side Memorial Services, Porteous Family.