Phyllis (Huizinga) VanderSloot, age 75, of Byron Center, passed peacefully and was called home on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter-in-law, and two siblings. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 56 years, Roger; her children, Sheila and Jim McElroy, Lee Vander Sloot and Terry Garlets, David Vander Sloot; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren with one soon to arrive; and two siblings. Phyllis was a bus driver for Grand Rapids Public Schools retiring after 25 years of dedicated service. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021, 11 am at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW with Rev. Harry Koops officiating. Burial Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends may meet the family Sunday from 2-5 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be given to Wyoming Family Network, where Phyllis volunteered for many years.