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In Memory of

Michael David Atkin

February 25, 1964 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Michael David Atkin, loving husband, father, brother, and son, passed away June 12, 2017, from medical complications. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Michael was born in Riverside, California on February 25, 1964 to Sidney and Anita Atkin; he was the second of eight children. Michael was a wonderful example to his brother and six sisters. He was raised in Tooele, Utah, graduated from Tooele High School and served an LDS mission to New York City, New York.
Michael married his eternal companion, Jenifer Marie Huff on September 10, 1988, in the Salt Lake...

Michael David Atkin, loving husband, father, brother, and son, passed away June 12, 2017, from medical complications. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Michael was born in Riverside, California on February 25, 1964 to Sidney and Anita Atkin; he was the second of eight children. Michael was a wonderful example to his brother and six sisters. He was raised in Tooele, Utah, graduated from Tooele High School and served an LDS mission to New York City, New York.
Michael married his eternal companion, Jenifer Marie Huff on September 10, 1988, in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a wonderful husband and father to their two sons. Mike earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Southern Utah University. As a social worker, Michael worked on an Indian Reservation for 14 years. He then went on to work as a quality controller.
One of Michaels enduring qualities was his great sense of humor; he loved to joke around with everyone he knew. He was also an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings throughout his life.
Michael is survived by his beautiful wife, Jenifer Marie Huff Atkin; sons, Jeromy (Leslee) Atkin and Benjamin Atkin; his parents, Sidney and Anita Atkin; siblings, Lila (Doug) Edwards, Sidney B. (Sally) Atkin, Alisha (Glen) Curtis, Jennifer (Tyler) Coles, Susan (Marty) Frogue, Sharon (Russell) Davis, and Emily Atkin.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 15 2017, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 West 4100 South, West Valley City, Utah. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 16, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building, 3737 South 5600 West, West Valley City, Utah at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing one hour prior to the service.