Jared Michael Van Der Vliet

jared van der vliet

May 4, 2002 ~ December 4, 2023

Born in: San Diego, CA
Resided in: Cibolo, TX

On Monday, December 4, 2023, Jared Michael Van Der Vliet resident of Cibolo unexpectedly passed away in San Antonio at the age of 21.
Born on May 4, 2002, in San Diego, CA, to Henry and Kimberly Van Der Vliet. Jared’s childhood included active participation in Boy Scouts, achieving Pinewood Derby finalist status for two consecutive years. His love for baseball led him to embrace the position of catcher. Academic honors included the Presidential Award for Outstanding Student in elementary school and the Engineering Award for Programming and Mechanical Engineering in middle school. Engaged in community service, Jared received recognition for his dedication.

An avid outdoorsman, Jared found pleasure in activities like surfing, tubing, hiking, and running. Recently, he embarked on a new chapter by joining the Electrician Apprentice Program, showing enthusiasm for his evolving career.

Jared is preceded in death by his sister, Ciara and uncle, Michael. Surviving him are his parents, Henry and Kimberly Van Der Vliet; sister, Cayla, and grandmother, Kathy, along with an extensive extended family.

Jared wasn’t merely a good individual; he was truly great, adored by everyone fortunate enough to encounter him. His infectious laughter, warm hugs, and radiant smile filled with joy will be profoundly missed. Always in our hearts, and never forgotten. We love you Buddy.

For those wanting to share memories and photos, please feel free to post on social media. Details for Jared’s celebration of life will be provided by the family once a date is confirmed.

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  1. Sending our condolences and love to you & your family at this time of great loss.
    Tom & Robin Jacobs

  2. There are few words of comfort at this time of grief and loss during a time of transition. Our prayers for Jared and deepest condolences to you and your families for all times now and to come.
    Mark and Pam Koopman

    • Used to work with him at McDonald’s. Jared was my guy. Always made me laugh and have a good time even when things got stressful. My heart hurts just now finding out about this. Sending prayers to yall.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for strength and love during this difficult time.

  4. Henry, Kim and Cayla,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and strength in the months to come.

  5. There are no words, and I wish there were.. my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you all. May God embrace you in his love and help you find some peace at this difficult time, and in those yet coming. My heart just truly hurts for you all.

  6. Oh my!!! So sorry to hear this Henry and family, you guys are in my thoughts and prayers for comfort. No parent should bury a child, much less 2!!

    • Jared will truly be missed. Not only was he a hard worker and a huge asset to LSL Electric, he always had a fantastic attitude and was extremely respectful. He was willing to do what it took to get the job done right. We are grateful for the time we had with him. Respect and condolences to his parents and all who love him.

  7. We are sorry to hear of your loss and offer our condolences and prayers to all of you and the family, please if there is anything we can do from our side let us know.
    Steve & Lorna

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