Howard Vande Slunt

Date of Death: Jun 24, 2017
Howard Vande Slunt

1928 - 2017

Howard Vande Slunt, 89, of Waupun, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

Howard was born April 6, 1928 to Henry and Leona Luther Vande Slunt. On April 12, 1949 he married the love of his life, Myrtle Greene, at Bethel Reformed Church in Brandon. The couple resided in the Waupun area all their married lives. Howard was a farmer and in construction all of his life. In the 70’s he started his own construction company, Vande Slunt Builders, working alongside his family. Howard enjoyed playing cards and wood crafting.

Howard is survived by his three sons: Harlan (Betty) Vande Slunt of Fond du Lac, Dennis (Vida) Vande Slunt of Waupun, and Randy (Laurie) Vande Slunt of Waupun; eight grandchildren: Aaron, Kristy, Troy, Chris, Adam, Mike, Matt and Renee; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Leroy (Janet) Vande Slunt of Waupun; three sisters: Erna (Bernard) Vossekuil of Waupun, Adeline (Marvin) Jahns of Brandon, and Marjorie Vande Streek of Waupun; special friend, Angie Tank; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle, in 2010; two brothers, Donald and Delmar Vande Slunt; and two sisters, Harriet Westra and Alice Gilbertson.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Howard Vande Slunt will be held Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at First Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. Barry Lang officiating.


Burial will follow at Cattaraugus Cemetery.



  1. Matt Soeter Says: June 27, 2017 at 12:41 am

    So sorry for your loss Harlan!

  2. Denny and Marlene Cuson Says: June 27, 2017 at 6:39 am

    We are sadden to hear about Randy’s father. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Denny and Marlene Cuson

  3. Jennifer Schilling Says: June 27, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    Denny & Vida –
    Very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. May the Lord bring you peace during this difficult time. Prayers to you and your family.

    From your entire Young Living Family!

  4. Donna & Brad Cooper Says: June 28, 2017 at 8:45 am

    Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with the Vande Slunt family at this difficult time.

  5. Dave DeKuiper Says: June 28, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing Harlan. He was a great guy and have good memories when I worked for him awhile. Our condolences as you celebrate his life legacy.
    Dave & Karen

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