Bring Tim Home

Tim’s service will be held on Friday, January 26 at St. Edward's Catholic Church, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S. in Bloomington, MN. Visitation will begin at 10 AM, service at 11 AM, followed by lunch and sharing memories of Tim. Although flowers are dearly appreciated, memorials preferred to the family.


The ‘unstoppable’ Tim has been stopped. Please help us bring our Tim home.

Timothy Michael Markham Vandesteeg unexpectedly left us in his sleep the night of Tuesday, January 9th. He was 46 years old. Tim and his younger brother Chad were raised in Bloomington Minnesota by their single mother, Mary Markham. Tim relocated to Los Angeles years ago to pursue his passion for film directing and producing. Out in California, Tim formed Indiewood Pictures where he immersed himself in directing and producing.

Tim’s younger brother Chad died unexpectedly 6 years ago. With Tim gone, Mary is all alone. Ken Vandesteeg, Tim’s father, flew out to California to assist with Tim’s affairs and gain the closure he needed. Tim’s body is still out in California and we are looking for help to reunite him with his mother. We are asking help to assist with funeral costs, burial plot, and the flight to get him back to Minnesota.

Tim’s favorite saying was “Be Powerful, Be Unstoppable”. Please help us bring our unstoppable Tim home and help provide the closure his mother needs. Funds will be collected and distributed by John Babcock, the executor of Tim’s estate.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Nick Gaudette 
Minneapolis, MN
John Babcock 
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