Michael VanBokhoven
September 2, 1952 - July 28, 2020
Elizabeth Guevara
Laurie Fikes
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The world lost a great man on July 28th 2020, dad and grandpa Michael VanBokhoven. Michael VanBokhoven was born on September 2, 1952 in Springfield, MO. He grew up in Rogersville, Missouri and graduated from Logan Rogersville High School in 1970. Mike also attended Drury College. Mike married Sandy Watts in 1973 and they moved…

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Elizabeth Guevara left a message on August 7, 2020:
Rest in peace Mike, you are happy now because you are with your lovely wife.. I going to miss you so much.. We couldn't say goodbye😢 each other, but I'll keep memories on my heart.. Kisses for you at heaven. Ellie
James Payseno left a message on August 3, 2020:
I am sad for the loss of your father ,Grandfather, and my Friend. May God bless and watch over you and your family. Sincerely , Jim Payseno.
Charles & Nancy Ruyle left a message on August 2, 2020:
Todd, Amy and Family. We are deeply saddened to hear of Mike's passing. I remember such good times growing up with all the cousins and getting together frequently. Our thought, prayers and love is with you all. If there is a charity that you would recommend for a donation, please let us know.
Dave & Rebecca Hughes left a message on August 2, 2020:
Mike was our neighbor and even though we didn't know him well, he always had a big wave and smile when we saw him. We are impressed and blessed with the beautiful tribute his family has posted. He had professed his Faith In Christ ...that sums it all up.
Bonnie Hemphill Long left a message on August 1, 2020:
Our neighborhood is saddened by the loss of Mike. What a blessing to read notes the family has written about his faith in God. At the end of our journey, that is all that matters. As you said; today he is with his Heavenly Father. Sending my love and sympathy to all of the family. I grew up in Monett, Mo.
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MICHELE BEASLEY left a message on August 1, 2020:
Mike was very smart, very caring and a great teacher. I began working with him in my late 20's and in a class he was teaching about investment products he left me with the best customer service tool of my life. I use it all the time and teach it to anyone who will listen. He knew I would be asked a question I wouldn't have a quick answer. He suggested to respond with ....'Great question, glad you asked. Let me do a little research and get back to you on that shortly.'. It works. Its sincere. It is well received. No one expects you to know all the answers. They just want to know you heard them, you care, and that you are honest. Mike, Thank you for your knowledge and kindness. Todd and Amy I am praying for your families and know you will miss him dearly.
Laurie Fikes left a message on August 1, 2020:
Prayers for Mikes family.
Deborah L Holand left a message on August 1, 2020:
My heart is sad for the loss of grandpa but comforted to know he's in heaven. Prayersfor God's strength in these unexpected time and sending my love from Dallas. Deborah
Greenlawn left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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