Michael Timmerman, 64, of Sioux Falls, passed away after a long struggle with cancer on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at the Dougherty House surrounded by his family.
Michael Timmerman was born June 7, 1958 in Sioux Falls, SD, one of four children born to Ron and Jean (Hysell) Timmerman. He was baptized in the Chancellor Reformed Church in Chancellor, SD. Mike grew up in Sioux Falls along with his 2 brothers: Dennis and Don; and one sister: Betty. He attended elementary and junior high school in Sioux Falls. His family moved back to the farm outside of Hurley when Mike was a teenager, and he later went on to graduate from Lennox High School.
Mike was united in marriage to Lynn Eschenbaum at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Sioux Falls, SD. They were blessed with their two daughters: Abby and Megan.
Mike loved all sports and was a natural athlete. He was a pitcher for fastpitch softball, and was inducted into the USA SD Softball Hall of Fame. Mike loved everything about fastpitch softball; the camaraderie and the friends he made, and he particularly loved coaching his daughters and watching them play fastpitch softball. He also loved playing golf, watching all sports, and most of all spending time with his family.
In his younger years Mike worked in sales until he started his Paintless Dent Repair business. He enjoyed training many individuals in the business.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife: Lynn, of Sioux Falls; daughter: Abby (Erick), of Sioux Falls; and daughter: Megan of Vermillion; sister: Betty Jorgensen of Tea, SD; brothers: Dennis (Michelle) Timmerman of Mitchell, SD and Don ( Lisa) Timmerman of Sioux Falls; mother-in-law: Theresa Eschenbaum of Miller, SD; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Sandy (Rick) Sawvell and Leslie(Marlyn) Waltner of Sioux Falls, Denise (Jerry) Rogers of Littleton , Colorado, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ron and Jean Timmerman; and father-In-law, Lester Eschenbaum.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 28, at 1:00 PM at Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Church on with Rev. Thomas Fitzpatrick presiding. Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM at the Barnett Lewis Funeral Home on Monday, February 27, followed by a time of sharing at 6:30 PM. A private family burial will be held at St. Ann’s Cemetery in Miller, South Dakota at a later date.
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