Mitchell Hee Yun VanPortfleet

July 13, 2016

Mitchell Hee Yun VanPortfleet (BS CIV EGR ’12), Lowell, Mich., died July 1, 2016. 

He graduated from Grand Rapids West Catholic High School in 2006, and received a track and field scholarship to Grand Valley State University, where he excelled as a scholar-athlete. 

He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from MSU in 2012. 

He was a reservist in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed at Battle Creek. 

He is survived by his wife, Markie; daughter Maybel; parents Barb and Doug VanPortfleet; sister Abigail; half brother Brian (Tonya) VanPortfleet; half sister Andrea (Michael) Eadie; nephews Rafael and Miguel Nieto, Kaden VanPortfleet, and Brendon Eadie; niece Megan Eadie; and grandparents Nicholas and Juanita Capriglione. 

Services and burial were July 7 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ada, Mich. 

Memorials may be made to the Semper Fi Fund.