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Michael Joseph VanUytven
October 15, 1956 ~ August 6, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old
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Michael J. VanUytven, 66, of Herrick, Illinois, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023, at Fayette County Hospital ER, Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 10, 2023, at Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL with Pastor Matt Philbrick officiating. Burial will follow at Griffith Cemetery, rural Brownstown, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 10, 2023, at the funeral home in Ramsey, IL. Memorials: To the Family. Miller Funeral Home, Ramsey, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
Michael was born October 15, 1956, in Vandalia, IL, the son of John Paul & Donna L. (Carter) VanUytven. He married Ellen Marie Davison. He was a farmer all his life and loved spending time with his family.
Survived by: Wife - Ellen VanUytven, Ramsey, IL; Special Friend - Norma Morgan, Herrick, IL; Sons - Robert VanUytven, Oconee, IL and Jason VanUytven & Jessica, Bingham, IL; Daughter - Willow VanUytven, Herrick, IL; Grandchildren – Tristin, Michael, Joseph, Savanna and Noah VanUytven, Alex Eller, and Xander and Zane Davis; Brothers - Paul VanUytven, Ramsey, IL, Steve VanUytven & Christy, Oconee, IL and Danny VanUytven, Ramsey, IL; Sisters - Rita Scales, Oconee, IL, Elaine Heimgartner, Benton, IL, Janet Werden & Larry, Ashmore, IL and Susie Miller & Gary, Ramsey, IL; and Step Children - Kenneth and Nicole Davis, Herrick, IL.
Preceded in death by: His Parents; Sons - Gale and Chase VanUytven; Daughter - Dorothy Ellen; and Sister - Ruth Holliday.