Steve Van Dyke, age 62, of Almont, MI, died Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Steven Walter Van Dyke was born October 13, 1957 in Almont, MI. He was the son of the late Allyn and the late Ada (Hough) Van Dyke. Steve grew up and lived most of his life in Almont, MI. He was a graduate of Almont High School, Class of 1975. Steve went on to earn his Bachelor of Business degree from Baker College in Port Huron in 1996. He married Kimberly Dawn Blair on July 29, 1978 in Casco Township, Michigan.
He was self employed as a farmer as well as a machine repairman at L&L Products in Romeo, MI from 1998 – 2014. Steve worked 18 years for Bundy/TI Group in Chesterfield Twp., MI from 1980 – 1998.
Steve enjoyed farming and doting on his grandchildren. He had a deer camp in L’Anse, MI. Steve helped with his children’s and grandchildren’s 4-H programs.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Van Dyke; two daughters, Hannah (Jason) Porritt of Grand Rapids, MI and Jacqueline (Ezra) Bertsch of Grand Rapids, MI; one son, Andrew (Rachael) Van Dyke of Almont, MI; his two sisters, Linda (Donald) Eppelheimer of Crossville, TN and Julene Van Dyke of Metamora, MI; one brother, David (Elizabeth) Van Dyke of Viroqua, WI; and his six grandchildren; Drew, Grace, Elijah, Liam, Adelyn and Beatrice.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Al and Ada Van Dyke; and his sister; Sylvia Van Dyke.
The Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 28, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Lapeer, 433 N. Calhoun Street, Lapeer, MI. Pastor Alex Peterson will officiate.
The family will be available 10-11 a.m., Saturday, December 28 at First Presbyterian Church of Lapeer.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may direct them to Defeat M.S.A., 29924 Jefferson Avenue, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48082.
Funeral arrangements were made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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