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Purdue University is home to nearly 40,000 students and boasts the 2nd largest international student population of any public university in the United States. Among Purdue's alumni are Pulitzer winners, an NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and more than 20 astronauts. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to people who helped shape and were shaped by Purdue University.
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Purdue University Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James VanGilder Sr.

JAMES "JIM" VanGILDER, SR. CROWN POINT, IN James "Jim" VanGilder Sr., age 83 of Crown Point, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017. He is survived by two sons, John (Bridget) VanGilder and Jerry (Connie) VanGilder; seven grandchildren; many great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Jacob and Ruth VanGilder; son, Joseph VanGilder. Jim is a retired engineer from Inland Steel with 35 years of service. He was a graduate of Dyer High School and received his Bachelor's Degree from Purdue...
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