In memory of

   Albert VanderSloot


Albert John VanderSloot, aged 89, of Hudsonville, went peacefully to his heavenly Father Sunday, April 26, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wives, Deana Schipper VanderSloot, Jane Vanden Bosch VanderSloot, and his son, George VanderSloot. Al was the youngest of six children, born on May 14, 1919 to Peter and Minnie VanderSloot. Al served in the Navy during World War II and was known for his gentle spirit and love for children, but most of all he loved his Lord, family, and friends; and was greatly loved by them in return. Surviving are his wife, Ella; his children, Lola and Abe VanderWoude of Byron Center, Suzanne and Clare Kwant of Big Rapids, Roy and Chris VanderSloot of Kentwood; daughter-in-law, Barb Howarth of Byron Center; step-children, Jack and Cheryl VanEerden of Vero Beach, FL, Marcia and Jim Lyons of Lamont, Roger and Arlyss VanEerden of Hudsonville, Jack and Joan VanderSloot, Thomas and Barb VanderSloot, David VanderSloot, Merri and Gary Hamm; one sister-in-law, Joyce Bloem of Grand Rapids; 16 grandchildren, many step-grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, many step great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Cornerstone United Reformed Church with Rev. James Admiraal officiating. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may meet with the family at the VanderLaan Funeral Home Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice. The family would like to express a special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at Spectrum Health Butterworth, and Spectrum Health Hospice, for all the care given to Al.

Lot Location – Old Rugged Cross  144-C-1

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