April 25, 2012 in Obituaries

Obituary: Vandenelzen, Michael Daniel


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VanDenElzen, Michael
(Age 36)

Mike was born in Aberdeen, WA. He passed away April 13th, 2012. He loved all his family and always remembered to obey God by honoring his mother, Linda Dyer. Mike leaves behind five beautiful children; his mother; an older brother, Tim Dyer; two nephews and a niece; his best friend Alicia Carpenter; along with many, many friends. At the time of his death he was a student at SCC, working on a degree in Social Services. He also worked as a building contractor in the Spokane area. Mike was a member of the Colville Confederated Tribe, and also a member of several Native American organizations. “Big Mike” had a large array of friends and extended family, who all loved him dearly. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held for Mike on April 29th at the Loon Lake Elementary School, 4001 Maple St., Loon Lake, at 1:00pm.

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