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Thomas "Tom" Van Huis

Obituary for Thomas "Tom" Van Huis

September 24, 1942 - September 15, 2018
Baldwin, Michigan | Age 75


Thomas J. Van Huis, age 75, of Baldwin, formerly of Holland, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.

Tom was a member of Bethany Christian Reformed Church in Holland, where he also had served as a Cadet Counselor. He also ran the Cadet Summer Camp. Tom loved the out-of-doors; especially duck and deer hunting and fishing.

Tom was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Marlene "Marty" in 2012.

Tom is survived by his:

Michael (Nancy) Van Huis of Holland
Laurie (Douglas) Penn of Girdwood, AK
Michelle (Andrew) Smith of Chapin, SC

Angelena (Kody) Laws
Zachary Van Huis
Kai Penn
Kintla Penn
Wesley (Kelsey) Smith
Connor Smith

Great Granddaughter
Ada Marie Smith

Wendy Van Huis of Holland

Jan (Jack) Langeland of Holland
Robert (Mary) Van Huis of Hamilton

Beverly (Jim) Reek
Jim (Sandy) Dokter
Bill Dokter
Linda Lorenz all of Holland

Many Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services are planned for 11:00am Friday, September 21 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland with Pastor Dan Walcott officiating. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00pm Thursday, September 20, also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ducks Unlimited and World Wildlife Federation. Condolences may be left online at

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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