Service


Date:

September 25, 2019

Start Time:

10:30 AM

Location:

United Presbyterian Church

Address:

307 Walnut Street

Traer, IA 50675

Arrangements By:

Overton Family Funeral Home

Visitation


Date:

September 24, 2019

Start Time:

4-7 PM

Location:

Overton Funeral Home – Traer

Address:

714 First Street

Traer, IA 50675

Michael James (Mike) Irvine

Michael James (Mike) Irvine was born May 3, 1968 to William and Burnetta (Worthen) Irvine of rural Dysart. He graduated from Dysart-Geneseo with the class of 1987, and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1991. Mike was united in marriage to Valerie Young on September 26, 1992 at the Traer United Presbyterian Church. The couple have made their home in Cedar Rapids since then. Mike and Valerie were season ticket holders for Roughriders Hockey for 20 years, and they especially enjoyed being host parents to four Roughrider players, Matt Tomassoni, Michael Parks, Brock Carlston and Blake Butzow. Mike was employed by Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids for 20 years, working as a unex system administrator, then moved into intrusion/ detection for internet security. In recent years, he had been self employed as a web developer. He enjoyed taking pictures while flying his drones and technology especially Apple.

Mike Irvine died of a heart attack on September 20, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids at age 51. Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents; a beloved aunt, Mary Irvine; his nephew, Nick Irvine; and sister-in-law, Sheri Irvine. He is survived by his wife of 27 years; his parents, William and Burnetta Irvine of Cedar Falls; a brother, Tom (Jo) Irvine of Dysart; two sisters, Connie (Harold) Crandall of Clinton, Kathy (Don) Rasmusson of Cedar Falls; 9 nieces and nephews; 7 great nieces and nephews; his parents-in-law, Sam and Ellen Young of Traer; brother-in-law, Robert (Shelly) Young of Urbandale; and a special  family friend, Brooke Theisen of Cedar Rapids.

 

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