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William J. Van Dyke

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“Dear Family I have been out of town and just found out Bill had passed away. I knew him through business and personal dealings, and am sadden by...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Bob Buckley - Smithfield, UT

“Dear VanDyke Family, Just a note to express my deepest sympathy at this time. He was such a cute boy growing up in Lewiston. I Married...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn O. Thompson - Clarkston, UT

“Growing up we lived next door to the Vandykes and Bill and the whole family was a big part of mine and all of my siblings Childhoods. We extend our...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jacob Gessel - Stafford, VA

“Carla: So sorry to hear of your brother's death. My prayers are with you. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dean Meservy - Moscow

“I don't know Bill personally, But I just wanted Barry and family to know that I am sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Cade Freston - Hyrum, UT


William J. Van Dyke, 60, peacefully passed away at his home in Millville on Friday, July 31, 2009. Bill was born in Lewiston, UT on December 21, 1948 to Don Carlos and Calva Jorgenson Van Dyke. Bill spent his whole life in Cache Valley, living in Lewiston, Logan and Millville. He received his Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Business Management from Utah State University. Bill worked at Century 21 N&N Realtors for over 30 years. Bill was active in the LDS Church where he served willingly and diligently. He was called to serve in the West Spanish American Mission and remained a missionary from the day he was called until the day he died. Bill married Deon Nyman on October 30, 1970. They later divorced. On February 14, 2004 he married Dana Lee Curtis. Bill loved basketball, gardening and spending quality time, especially vacationing, with his kids and grandkids. Bill is survived by his wife Dana Lee Van Dyke, six children and four step children: Barry (Janel) Van Dyke, Annette (Jeremy) Jones, Ben (Kristyn) Van Dyke, Trina (Rob) Thomas, Dezie Van Dyke, Bill Van Dyke, Adrienne (Martin) Borg, Natalie (John) Landwehr, Kelby Nelson, Amber (Nathan) Waters and 20 loving grandchildren. He is also survived by eight siblings: Larell, Laroy, Calvin, Guy, Donna, Pauline, Patricia and Carla. Bill is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brielle Jones. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Millville 2nd Ward Chapel, 360 East 450 North, Millville. There will be a viewing held on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Nelson Funeral Home, 162 East 400 North, Logan and Wednesday prior to the services at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in the Millville Cemetery. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com Bill would love it if friends and family would make contributions to the General Missionary Fund and/or the Perpetual Education Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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