Funeral services for were held in private by the family, but memorials in benefit of Amrhein's children can still be made.
According to an obituary through Knollcrest Funeral Home in Lombard, memorials to benefit Amrhein's two daughters—Alexis (Ally) and Michaela (Ella) Amrhein—can be made at any 5/3rd Bank branch.
Amrhein, who passed away at the age of 37 on July 5, worked in the and was an assistant varsity baseball coach. The cause of death is not being released.
"Mike was a dedicated employee, and always served as positive example to our students," superintendent Mark McDonald wrote in a statement. "He was a wonderful leader to other staff members as well, excelling in every position he held at District 99."
Amrhein was a graduate of and attended the University of Notre Dame on a college scholarship. After graduating there in 1997, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the tenth round and played six years in their minor league organization, eventually working his way up to AAA, according to Amrhein's profile on the Booster Club site.
Please continue to share your memories of Amrhein with us as we will be centralizing the sentiments later this week.