Henry Van Dyken

August 3, 1935 ~
September 13, 2022

Henry (Bud) Van Dyken, age 87, of Grandville, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. He will be lovingly remembered by Hildreth, his wife of 61 years; children: Carmen (Terry) Slachter, Karen (Fred) Bazen, Susan (Mike) Harvey, Phyllis (Brent) Hepp, Jennifer (Mark) Cox, Steven (Tammy) Van Dyken; grandchildren: Abby (Scott) Blurton, Anna (Andy) Mulder; Dan (Casey) Buter, Mike (Clare) Buter, Richard (Jenn) Bazen; Melissa Marsh, Stephanie (Dustin) Fuhrman, LeAnn (Evan) Dudasko, Linda (Jacob) Varvel, Erich (Cassie) Harvey; Andrew Hepp, Bryant Hepp; Jenna Cox, Timothy Cox; Rachel Van Dyken, Matthew Van Dyken; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Janice Dykhouse; brother, David Van Dyken; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Alnora Mast, Sharon Engelsman, Jerald (Carole) Engelsman, Janice Loew, Glenn Engelsman, Carol (Jim) Timmer and Cindy Engelsman; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Carl Van Dyken and son-in-law, Stan Buter. Henry was a Christian man, hardworking and practical and he passed these values to his children. He proudly served his country in the U.S Army. He retired from Spartan Stores, Inc. and volunteered with his church and Operation Christmas Child. He enjoyed camping and traveling with his wife, both in the US and abroad. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Hope Christian Reformed Church, 3110 Barrett Ave. SW, Grandville, with Rev. Dale Fopma officiating. A family committal service at Grandville Cemetery will be officiated by Dr. Terry Slachter. Relatives and friends may meet with family Sunday, September 18, from 4-8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf (MKD) Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW and also Monday one hour prior to the service. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to Reaching America Ministries, PO Box 85, Grandville, MI 49468-9982 or www.reachingamerica.net.

Service livestream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwA2lxRlvQ8UblWknJ8Mf4A

Visitation
Sunday, September 18
4:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Visitation
Monday, September 19
10:00am - 11:00am

Hope CRC
3110 Barrett Ave SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Funeral Service
Monday, September 19
11:00am

Hope CRC
3110 Barrett Ave SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Leave Your Tribute Message

September 17, 2022 1:31pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Sorry for your loss.

- Theresa Groenendal

September 16, 2022 5:01pm
The loss of your father is difficult now but the blessing of God's grace in time will soften the hurt you are felling now. Praying you'll find comfort in knowing all the prayers that are being prayed for you & your husband and your boys and their families. In Christs Love Pat & Neil Karp

- Pat & Neil Karp

September 15, 2022 3:01pm
I am so sorry for your loss of your father Karen. I will continue to keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

- Kristy Todd




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