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Alan Van Noord

Obituary for Alan Van Noord

May 16, 1943 - April 16, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 74


Alan Van Noord, age 74, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in the presence of his wife, close friend Sandy and extended family.

Alan was a self-made man who lived a life of generosity. He was a graduate of Wyoming Park High School and was employed by Keebler for 36 years until retirement. He was a faithful steward of his musical gift by participating for 25 years in the Grand Rapids Symphony singing as tenor, as well as in the Cantata Choir of Susan Tiemstra, and the Evangelical Choir at the Baptist College under Richard Stewart. He played the organ for 15 years at Belmont Baptist Church. He sold Shaklee for 40 years and was a faithful ministry partner with his wife for 27 years. He will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his sister, brother, and brothers-in-law; Bonnie (Gilbert) Carmer, Robin Van Noord, and Jim Schindorf.
He is survived by his wife, Rev.Frances Van Noord; sisters and brothers; Beverly Schindorf, Barbara (LeRoy) Kenney, James (Karolyn) Van Noord, Mary (Trevor) Francis, Lois Barth, Nona Van Noord, Joel Van Noord; and in-laws, Mary Van Noord, Theresa Saukas, Dr. Robert (Yuhong) Saukas, Joanne Saukas, Patrica (Steven) Rapolevich, David (Beth) Saukas, Laura (David) Higby, Jerome (Michele) Saukas, Thomas Saukas; many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces & nephews.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423. A time of visitation with the family will precede the service at 1:00 pm.

Memorial contributions in Alan's honor may be given to Resthaven Rehab Cottage.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Resthaven Rehab Cottage
    280 W 40th St.
    Holland, MI 49423

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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