93 year old, Herman C. Van Eck of DeMotte, formerly of Chicago, (Roseland), Illinois, went to GLORY, on December 14, 2015.
On November 15, 1922, Herman was born to Peter and Jenny (De Vries) Van Eck in Chicago, (Roseland), Illinois. He attended Pullman Tech, Chicago, and served the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII in the 8th Air Force as a Bombardier/Navigator.
Herman is survived by his loving family: wife: Trudy, children: Vicki Hill, Phil (Marj) Van Eck, Tim (Cherie) Van Eck, Stephan (Gabi) Van Eck, and Herman Jr. (Jan) Van Eck, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a sister: Theresa (John) Mak.
Herman was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, and 1 sister, and 1 son-in-law: Jim Hill.
Friends are invited to visit with the family on Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at America Reformed Church, DeMotte, Indiana. Services will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Stephan Van Eck, officiating. Interment will follow at the Holland Cemetery, DeMotte.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Providence Life Services in Care of the Willard Van Eck Scholarship Fund, or Through the Bible Ministries.
Boersma Funeral Home, Wheatfield has been entrusted with these arrangements.