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George Vanderveen

February 22, 1942 ~ April 13, 2020 (age 78)

Obituary

George H. Vanderveen, 78, passed away on April 13, 2020 at his residence in Ingram, TX with his beloved wife, Alice, by his side. 

George was born February 22, 1942 in Prospect Park, NJ to Willem and Lena Raap Vanderveen. He graduated from Washington High School in 1960.

George married Alice Cornish in 1968 in Washington, NJ and they had three children.

He worked for Howmet Alloy Corporation in Dover, NJ for 26 years. Prior to that he worked for both Elastimold in Hackettstown, NJ and Agway Corporation in Washington, NJ.  After his retirement, George and Alice moved to Casper, WY where they made countless friends and memories.

George was known for his love of hunting, gardening, woodworking, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.  George was a past President of the Casper Lion’s Club and spent countless hours volunteering his time for the Vision Screening program for the Lion’s Club International.

George was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Skip Walker and Ida Vanderveen and brother in-law, Dick Walker. 

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Alice Vanderveen; children Leigh Cripe (Dustin) of Midland, TX, Amy Marsar (Don) of Katy, TX and John Vanderveen (Kristie) of Stanton, TX; grandchildren, Emma Clymer, Mitchell Clymer, Carter Cripe of Midland, TX, Lindsay Marsar and Matthew Marsar of Katy, TX and Gabrielle Vanderveen and Garrett Vanderveen of Stanton, TX; sister, Edie Martin (Wayne) of Berwick, PA; brothers John Vanderveen (Tina) of San Antonio, TX and Peter Vanderveen (Bonnie) of Estes Park, CO, brother-in-law Jack Cornish (Mary) Stewartsville, NJ; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Service is pending at this time.

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