Van Vuren, Robert (Died on 8 Oct 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Oct 2011, p. 29

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Van Vuren, Robert Age 93, of River Forest, IL, died peacefully at home with his son by his side Saturday October 8, 2011. Born January 16, 1918 in Fulton, IL to Pater and Alice (nee Stuit) Van Vuren. He married Viola May Dykstra on January 23, 1943 in Fulton. She passed away May 1, 2011. Robert served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was employed by Libby Foods in Chicago, IL for 40 years. He was was a member of the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange, IL, and was a Chicago Tax Club member since 1959. He was an avid Cubs fan; watching every game. Robert was a kind and loving man who will be greatly missed. Robert is survived by one son, Robert A. Van Vuren Bradenton, FL; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; one son-in-law: Max Rose River Forest, IL; one sister: Alice Mae (Clifford) Neubauer Clinton, IA; and one sister-in-law. He is preceded in death by his parents, Peter & Alice Van Vuren; wife, Viola; one daughter, Jennifer A. Rose; and two brothers, Otto & Alvin Van Vuren. Funeral Servic: 2:30 PM Thursday October 13, 2011 at the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Fulton, Illinois. Visitation 12:30 until the time of service - Thursday October 13, 2011 Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Fulton, IL. Interment Fulton Township Cemetery Fulton, IL. To send online condolences go to

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Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication:
13 Oct 2011
Date Of Event:
8 Oct 2011
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Van Vuren
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Van Vuren, Robert (Died on 8 Oct 2011)