Catherine Vande Slunt

Date of Death: Dec 02, 2017
Catherine Vande Slunt

1927 - 2017

Catherine Vande Slunt, 90, of rural Brandon, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at UW Hospital in Madison.

Catherine was born February 20, 1927 in Fond du Lac County the daughter of Henry and Martha Harmsen Pluim. On November 25, 1950 she married Gerald Vande Slunt in Brandon. The couple resided in rural Brandon all their married lives. Catherine was formerly a member of First Reformed Church in Waupun. She loved to watch her favorite TV program, Wheel of Fortune, riding her bicycle, reading, and being outside enjoying nature.

Catherine is survived by her children: Gordy (Sue) Vande Slunt of Eldorado, Marilyn (Ken) Engman of Two Rivers, Betty Wilderman of Brandon, Daniel (Sharon) Vande Slunt of Fond du Lac, Helen (Harold) Casper of Westfield, Peter (Theresa) Vande Slunt of Fond du Lac, and Kathy (David) Adams of Hartford; 26 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Ed Vande Slunt; and two sisters-in-law: Phyllis Pluim and Barbara Pluim.

Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Vande Slunt; brothers: Walter, Harold, George, Clarence, and Marty Pluim; sister, Gladys Pluim; and son-in-law, Doug Wilderman.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Catherine Vande Slunt will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Laura Yates officiating.


Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.



  1. Ken Engman Says: December 3, 2017 at 11:31 am

    I am terribly sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My condolence to you all. Wish for you peace during at this painful time.

  2. helen casper Says: December 25, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Mom, Good memories always. I will love and miss you so much till one day we meet again. This is what we need to think ahead to.

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