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John Van Dyk

October 13, 1937 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 80)
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John Van Dyk (Big John), age 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey (Grasmeyer) Van Dyk; parents, Harm & Alice Van Dyk and sister, Grace Warsen. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Harry (Diane) Van Dyk, Bill (Cally) Van Dyk, John (Julie) Van Dyk; grandchildren, Grace Thumser, Kristen Van Dyk, Heather Van Dyk, Stefany Van Dyk, Jonny Van Dyk, Amber (Lee Thompson) Van Dyk, Katie Van Dyk, Stacey Van Dyk; great-grandchildren, Gabby Van Dyk, Riley Thumser, Adelyn Van Dyk, Eli Doyle and many nephews, “adopted” sons 4 & 5, T. & Mon and friends.

“Big” John enjoyed several activities like cards, hunting, fishing, golfing, and going to the Moose Lodge in Dorr. To him, what made those activities the most enjoyable were the people in which he spent that time with.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 2-4pm & 6-8pm at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Services – Dorr Chapel, 4330 18th St. Dorr, MI 49323. A memorial service will be held at 3pm on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Kubiak-Cook – Dorr Chapel with visitation starting at 2:30pm. In honor of “Big” John and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith Hospice. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

Donations may be made to:

Faith Hospice-Trilium Woods
8214 Pfieffer Farms Dr. SW, Byron Center MI 49315
Tel: 1-616-356-4820

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