Michael Jeremy Van Engen
September 20, 1976 ~ July 8, 2021
Michael Jeremy Van Engen, 44, Valley Springs, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family.
Private services were held. Michael will be inurned at Pleasant View Cemetery in Valley Springs.
Michael Jeremy Van Engen was born September 20, 1976, to Robert and Joan (Sjaarda) Van Engen. He spent his childhood years in Sioux Center, IA, and Corona, CA, before moving to Redmond, WA. He attended Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue, WA. He later returned to the Midwest and attended Northwest Iowa Community College and earned a degree in Information Technology.
He was the father of two children, Cedar and Victoria Van Engen of Everett, WA.
Michael enjoyed spending time with his family, baking, cooking and enjoying the outdoors. Over the years, he worked at various locations and volunteered at the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store.
Michael will be deeply missed by his children, Cedar Van Engen, Everett, WA, and Victoria Van Engen, Everett, WA; his parents, Robert and Joan Van Engen; his siblings, Jered (Jill) Van Engen, Marion, IA, and Robbi (Jake) Bishop, Kearney, MO; his nieces and nephews, Tyler Sharkey, Spencer Hutchinson, Eli Van Engen, Kaitlyn Bishop and Brooklyn Bishop; and many uncles, aunts and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Harvey and Nell Van Engen, and Clarence and Mina Sjaarda; uncles, Floyd Van Engen, and Brian Van Engen; and aunt, Brenda Van Engen.