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Hans Vander Veen, III

September 11, 1945 — February 1, 2024

Lynden, WA

Hans Vander Veen III went home to be with his loving Savior on February 1, 2024 at the age of 78 years. Hans was born on September 11, 1945 to Hans Jr and Wilma (Sybesma) Vander Veen in Artesia, CA. His family moved to Sumas, Washington in 1949. He attended Sumas Christian Grade School, Nooksack Valley High School and Bellingham Vo-Tech college. 

Hans married his high school sweetheart Beverly (Wells) in 1965. Together they raised four children: Butch (Renee), Karen (Craig Heynen), Donna (Dale Van Weerdhuizen) and Jason (Darlene). He is survived by his wife, children, eleven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, his siblings: Charlie, Ben, JennieAnn, Trena and numerous family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Jim and daughter-in-law Lisa.

Hans loved to travel and spent many years going to Iowa to see his daughter and to Canada to see his son, but the Oregon Coast was his favorite. His career included Jeffcott Motors, S&H Auto Parts, Lectronic Shoppe and 32 years at Farmers Equipment Company.

He was an active member of Second Christian Reformed Church, where he served as an elder. Memorial Service will be Friday, February 9 at 11am at Second CRC Lynden, 710 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264

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