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Eileen Vander Meulen

January 30, 1926 - November 24, 2019
Grand Rapids, MI



Saturday, January 18, 2020
11:00 AM EST
Berean Baptist Church
1574 Coit Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Life Story / Obituary


Eileen’s work on earth is done and she has changed her address to Heaven. She was born on January 30, 1926 in Grand Rapids, the 2nd youngest child of Leslie and Iva Walcott, and married Paul Vander Meulen in February of 1951. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; and grandson, Michael Paul Vander Meulen.

Eileen is survived by her children: Paula and Rex Termeer of Rockford, Bruce and Barb Vander Meulen of Bellingham WA; grandsons and their families Doug and Mara Vander Meulen and their children Brinley, Kaelyn, Skylar and Matthuis “Bubba” of Chicago IL, Andy and Jen Vander Meulen and their sons Preston and Cooper, of Bellingham WA. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews as well as friends.

Burial has taken place at Fairplains Cemetery in Grand Rapids. A service to remember and celebrate Eileen's life will be held at Berean Baptist Church on Saturday, January 18, 2019 at 11 AM. Eileen’s family wishes to thank the staff at Edison Christian Assisted Living for years of wonderful care for their mother. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Edison Christian Foundation, 1000 Edison Ave NW.