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Paul Van Heuvelen

January 4, 1936 - June 30, 2019
Holland, MI



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Faith Hospice
2100 Raybrook Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 235-5113
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Holland Rescue Mission
356 Fairbanks Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2200
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Life Story / Obituary


Paul Van Heuvelen of Holland, age 83, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 30, 2019 surrounded by those who loved him. Paul was born in Holland to Anna and Albert Van Heuvelen. He retired from Bohn Aluminum and S2 Yachts. Paul loved auctions and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, trapping, hunting and being outdoors. His family was his first love and family gatherings his favorite. He was a lifelong member of the Christian Reformed church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan who passed away in 2002. Paul is survived by his wife Elaine; his three children, Mina (Dave) Breuker , Dawn (Rod) Brink, and Tom (Tina) Van Heuvelen; three step- children Randy (Michel) Deweerdt, Sally (Ken) Beyer, Scott (Elizabeth) Deweerdt; Four Grandsons, Jason (Amanda) Van Heuvelen, Adam Brink, Cody Van Heuvelen, and Tyler (Amanda)Van Heuvelen; and Six Great-Grandchildren. Step Grandchildren Taylor Deweerdt, friend Eldon, Carly Deweerdt, Nicki Meiste, Erin Meiste, friend Zack, Jason Meiste, Annika Beyer, Luis Medina, and Zoehailey Medina. Private graveside services were held at Pilgrim Home Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice or the Holland Rescue Mission. Arrangements are by the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel. For an online registry, visit