Corwin Van Den Bosch

  • Born: June 28, 1930
  • Died: February 13, 2021
  • Location: Zeeland, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family

Corwin Van Den Bosch, age 90, of Zeeland, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Corwin was born on June 28, 1930 to Tom K. and Gertrude Van Den Bosch on the family farm outside of Zeeland. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. After returning home, Corwin worked for 43 years as a millwright at Eagle Ottawa Leather Company in Grand Haven. Following retirement he and his wife Sylvia moved to Ewen, Michigan in the UP for many years before returning to Zeeland.

Corwin was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a quiet man, but his gentle spirit and happy demeanor were evident to all who knew him.

He will be deeply missed by those who survive, including his wife of 65 years, Sylvia Van Den Bosch; children: Lee (Ann-Marie) Van Den Bosch, Lynne (Keith) Weenum, Lori Van Den Bosch; grandchildren: Chad (Nancy) Van Den Bosch, Jackelyn Van Den Bosch, Alicia Weenum and Vitali Weenum; great-grandchildren: Olivia and Murna; siblings: Evelyn Damian, Lillian Varela and Betty Johnson; as well as extended family.

Corwin was preceded in death by his son, Jack Van Den Bosch; siblings: Russel Van Den Bosch, Johanna Drost, Anna Bruischart, and Shirley DeVries.

Funeral service is on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland, MI 49464. If you would like to leave a message for the family, please visit

Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Ann and Aus Walters & family - Holland, MI   February 18, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Fond memories.

Posted by Fred and Melissa Walters - West Olive, MI   February 17, 2021


So sorry for your loss. I remember going to the Vandenbosch Christmas parties where all my cousins, including Lee and Lynne, gathered. It is still a special time in my memories to see our extended family at the farm. I pray that God will comfort you in this difficult time.

Posted by Cindy Parelli - Holland, MI - Family   February 16, 2021

To the Vanden Bosch family you have my deepest sympathy . May God comfort you. when I was growing up we were neighbors on Quincy St .

Posted by Donna (Van Den Bosch) Ritsema - Zeeland, MI - Neighbor   February 16, 2021

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