January 12, 1954 - July 18, 2013
Michael Vern Wilkins passed away in a car accident near Nephi, Utah, the afternoon of July 18 2013, at the age 59. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Kent Wilkins and his father, Ashael Wilkins. He is survived by his loving wife Susan of 22 years and by his awesome son Caleb. Michael and Susan were married in the Salt Lake City Temple on March 3rd 1991. Michael, Susan and Caleb were sealed together as an eternal family on July 3, 1998 in the Mount Timpanogos LDS Temple. Michael is lovingly remembered by his sisters Ladeena (Dell) Peterson and Julie Rose Wilkins, his brothers Alan (Bonnie) Wilkins, David Wilkins, and his nephews and nieces, Randell (Alisha) Peterson, Brenna Peterson, Caryn Peterson, Carie (Kevin) Sellers, Aimee Peterson, Laine (Elyse) Wilkins, Leann Wilkins and Keith Wilkins. Michael was born in Littleton, Colorado, on January 12, 1954. He graduated from Cooper City High School in 1972, and also attended Ricks College. Michael has worked as a professional Real Estate Agent for the last 22 years, most recently with ReMax Results of Orem, Utah. He was a teacher and trainer in his work, always seeking learning opportunities, so he could provide the best service to his clients. Michael served faithfully in many capacities in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and had a strong testimony of the restored gospel and the plan of salvation through Jesus Christ. He enjoyed meeting and associating with all people and he always offered an engaging, cheerful greeting. He was devoted to his family and friends—seeing the need and helping to connect them with the appropriate resources. Michael enjoyed learning about and using all the latest technology, reading motivational books and listening to CD’s. He loved dreaming up and working on new projects. He enjoyed good action movies, hunting, fishing and camping with his son and family. A viewing will be held Thursday July 25th 2013, from 6-8pm and Friday July 26th from 9:30-10:45am at the Sharon Park 1st Ward Chapel at 310 N 100 E in Orem. The funeral will be at held on July 26th at 11am. Interment is at the Orem City Cemetery 1520 N 800 E after the funeral.
Michael Vern Wilkins passed away in a car accident near Nephi, Utah, the afternoon of July 18 2013, at the age 59. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Kent Wilkins and his father, Ashael Wilkins. He is survived by his... View Obituary & Service Information
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