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William Van Slooten


1927 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
William Van Slooten Obituary
William (Bill) Van Slooten, age 87, died at home in Holland, on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Bill was born in Holland on April 21, 1927, to Frank and Helen Van Slooten. He had two older brothers, Marion and John. He graduated from Holland High School and attended Michigan State University graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering. Prior to college he served in the U.S. Army. Bill had an active life, enjoyed sailing and fishing most and sharing these with family and friends. He had many friends throughout his life and will be greatly missed by everyone.
Bill married Joanne Schoolcraft in July of 1949. Together they raised four children who survive him: Laura Sniderman (Steve), Linda Newman, Mark Van Slooten (Karen) and Mary Van Slooten. He enjoyed his family very much, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. After Joanne's death, he married Betty Cook with whom he enjoyed life together right to the end.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday, June 14, 2014, from 3-4 p.m. at Freedom Village, 145 Columbia Ave., Holland, MI 49423, where a memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Bill's cremains will be interred in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Bill's name to the or the . Arrangements are by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, Holland.
langelandsterenberg.com.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on June 11, 2014
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