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Marvin C. Vander Giessen

April 29, 1935 July 7, 2019
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Obituary for Marvin C. Vander Giessen

Marvin C. “Marv” Vander Giessen, age 84 of Aurora, formerly of South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Season’s Hospice Home of Naperville. He was born April 29, 1935 in South Holland, IL to his loving late parents, Anthony and Sophie Vander Giessen.

Cherished husband of Barbara E. Vander Giessen, wedded on December 2, 1961.

Loving dad of Bev (Jim) Ruhl of Naperville and Sally (Tim) Polaskey of Mountain City, TN.

Special grandpa of Matt (Karen) Ruhl of Plymouth, MN and Salli Ruhl.

Adored great-grandpa of Chloe Ruhl.

Fond brother of the late, Esther Harkema and Hank Vander Giessen. Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Marv was an avid farmer whom owned and operated Vander Giessen’s farm stand for 20 years in South Holland, IL. He was then a custodian for McKinley Jr. High School in South Holland. He loved music, ice skating, water skiing and road trips.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, 801 Bamboo Rd., Boone, NC 28607 www.samaritanspurse.org.

Visitation: Wednesday, July 10th 4:00-7:00 PM at Village Baptist Church, 515 S. Frontenac St., Aurora, IL 60504. Funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM at Church.

Family will gather Thursday, July 11th 11:00 AM at Homewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Homewood, IL for graveside services.

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540. For more information, please call 630-355-0213.


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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jul

4:00 PM 7/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Village Baptist Church

515 S. Frontenac Street
Aurora, Illinois 60504

Village Baptist Church
515 S. Frontenac Street Aurora 60504 Illinois
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Jul

7:00 PM 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Village Baptist Church

515 S. Frontenac Street
Aurora, Illinois 60504

Village Baptist Church
515 S. Frontenac Street Aurora 60504 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

600 Ridge Road
Homewood, Illinois 60430

600 Ridge Road Homewood 60430 Illinois
United States
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