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. Michael was the second of eight children.
Micheal 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 Michael’s 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 church 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 Edwards (Doug), Sidney B. Atkin (Sally), Alisha Curtis (Glen), Jennifer Coles (Tyler), Susan Frogue (Marty), Sharon Davis (Russell) and Emily Atkin.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Valley View Memorial Funeral Home (4335 West 4100 South West Valley City, Utah). Funeral Services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building at 3737 S. 5600 West at 11 a.m. with a viewing an hour before.