Michael Irvine
Michael IrvineMichael Andrew Irvine, beloved husband of Christine Sorensen Irvine, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 20, 2021. Michael was born as Michael Veasley in Urbana, Illinois in the county of Champaign on April 24, 1964. He lived in an orphanage until his adoption on May 13, 1968, by his parents Andrew "Buddy" Vernord Irvine and Ada Nancy Wheeler Irvine. His adopted mother Ada passed away and his father remarried in 1977 to Lucille Johnson. Michael graduated from high school in Springfield, Illinois and attended college briefly at Lewis and Clark Community College before joining the United States Air Force in 1985 where he served as a law enforcement officer in Hawaii until 1990 and then the Air Force Reserves until November 1992. After leaving the military, he continued to live on Oahu. He held a variety of jobs, working in car sales, as a mortgage loan officer, and operating his own mobile notary business. Michael married Theresa Petrula in 1987. Together they had three children, Colton (1989), Justin (1990), and Chelsea (1992). Michael met his second wife Christine Knupp Sorensen in December of 2009 at Jazz Minds in Honolulu. They were married May 11, 2013, and moved to Aiea, HI in 2014 where they lived until his death. They were both members of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. There will be a Celebration of Life for Michael Irvine on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 3950 Paine Circle (P.O. Box 31182), Honolulu, HI 96820. The service will be webcast at or can be viewed live on the Trinity Missionary Baptist Facebook page at His ashes will be scattered at sea in Kaneohe Bay on September 6, 2021 at noon. Monetary contributions can be sent via Zelle or PayPal to 815-751-3901 or

Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

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