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Gladys Hazel (Vander Wall) Van Swol

October 19, 1931 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 87)

Gladys H. Van Swol was born Oct. 19, 1931 in Lansing, IL.  She passed into the arms of a loving Jesus on June 27th. 2019.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lambert & Bertha Vander Wall, her sisters, Tena Huisman Hoekstra, Nelvy Vander Wall & Beatrice De Vries Dykstra. She is survived by her husband, Fred of 60 years, her sons, Paul (Janeen, Eric & Carley), Fredrick “Rick” (Anna), & her daughter, Mary Ann Van Swol, her sisters Dorothy Kats & Laverne (Wesley) Nance.

Gladys was a Calvin College Graduate, Calvinette leader, a Sunday school teacher, a deacon, drove for FISH and for 18 years was a discussion leader for Bible Study Fellowship. Gladys was a devoted Christian Mother. She was a teacher at Highland Christian, (Indiana) Creston Christian, Artesia Christian, (California) & Jefferson public.

A celebration service will be held at Plymouth Heights CRC 1800 Plymouth SE, on July 2nd at 11 AM with Rev. Steve De Vries officiating. Friends may meet the family preceding the service from 9:30-11:00 AM.

Memorial gifts may be donated to BSF or GRCSA.

Donations may be made to:

Bible Study Fellowship
19001 Huebner Road, San Antonio TX 78258-4019
Tel: 1-210-492-4676

Grand Rapids Christian School Association
2400 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids MI 49506
Tel: 1-616-574-6000

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