GRAHAM - Mr. William Zane "Bill" Vande, 65, of Graham, died suddenly at his residence on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
A native of Milwaukee, Wis., he is survived by his wife, Genardin Vande and son, Derek Vande. He was the son of Zane William Vande and Dorothy Mae Kuehlthau Vande, both deceased. He was a retired engineer for Kennametal and was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to his wife and son, other survivors include his sister, Lorie Stombeck and husband Paul of Wabasha, Minn.; a niece, Tracey Stombeck of Cedarburg, Wisc.; a sister, Linda Rewis and husband Ron of Bridgeport, W.Va.; a nephew, Steven Rewis of Winchester, Va.; a niece, Rebecca Rewis of Bridgeport, W.Va. and mother-in-law, Beverly Navarro of the Philippines.
A celebration of Bill's life will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Moore's Chapel Baptist Church, 5750 Church Road, Graham, N.C. 27253. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Memorials may be made to the
, Eastern, NC, 3131 RDU Center Drive, Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560 or donations may be made to a
in Bill's memory.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.