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Joel VanderWall

July 15, 1934 - October 6, 2017
Norton Shores, MI

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Visitations


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Forest Park Covenant Church
3815 Henry St.
Norton Shores, MI 49441

Services


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
12:00 PM EDT
Forest Park Covenant Church
3815 Henry St
Norton Shores, MI 49441
(231) 780-4784

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In John 14:6 Jesus tells us "I am the Way and the Truth and the Life". Joel M. VanderWall was a loving family-focused man who enjoyed sailing the waters of Lake Michigan. He valued serving others through local missions, counseling and mentoring many. Following a brief illness, Jesus welcomed Joel home on Friday, October 6, 2017. Mr. VanderWall's family would like to thank the caring staff at Mercy Health Hospital of Muskegon.

SURVIVORS

Joel will be dearly missed by his wife, Kay (Abbott) VanderWall; his children, Jay (Carolyn) VanderWall, Jody (VanderWall) Hanson, Jill (Lane) White; grandchildren, Bryan, Jackie, Eric, Jonathan, Logan, Kelsey, Kendyl, Connor, Kayla, Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Parker, Katherine, Cameron, Sophia, Jace, Travis, Patrick, Ikaia; brothers, Marvin (Carol), Gordon, and in laws, John (Sharon) Abbott, Joyce VanderWall. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Jr., Bernard, Winston; sisters-in-law, Cheryl and Carole.

SERVICE

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 12:00 pm at Forest Park Covenant Church.

VISITATION

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 10:30 am to 11:45 am prior to the service at Forest Park Covenant Church. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please consider supporting one of the missions in which Joel served: Forest Park Covenant Church of Muskegon, MAP Supperhouse, Love Inc., or First Congregational Church Saturday Breakfast.

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