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Donald M.
VanHouten

June 6, 1958 – September 6, 2018

Donald VanHouten
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"I’m sorry I was unable to attend his service for I was out of town I was A classmate of Don I was so sad to hear of the loss of a classmate..."
— Mattie(Vaughn) Aregood
"Sincerest sympathy and prayers for the family."
— Martha Langley
"May you rest in peace."
— Dennis and Sandy DeVries
"R.I.P: Don . Until we meet again. "
— Larry and Paula Hoffman.
"So sorry for your loss, your families are in our thoughts and prayers!"
— Earl and Sally Dobson
"So sorry for your loss, your families are in our thoughts and prayers!"
— Earl and Sally Dobson

Obituary for Donald M. VanHouten

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Donald M. VanHouten, 60, of Rensselaer, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at IU Health Arnett Hospital, surrounded by his family. Don was born in Rensselaer on June 6, 1958, the son of Marvin Paul VanHouten and Eileen Emily (Davis) VanHouten. He was a 1976 graduate of North Newton High School. He went on to study diesel mechanics at Lincoln Tech. On June 27, 1981, at the First Assembly of God Church in Rensselaer, he married Kimberly Kay Lane.

Don worked for Ceres Solutions for 21 years. He was a serviceman and delivered LP gas. Prior to that he was the plant manager for Hicks Gas in Rensselaer. He loved his customers and they loved him. Don was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who might need his help.

He was an active member of DeMotte Calvary Assembly of God. He liked to fish and he enjoyed world history. Most of all, Don loved spending time with his family and being a grandfather to his six grandchildren.

Don is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kim VanHouten; three children: Jamie Rose Magee (husband Vincent), Nathan Donald VanHouten (wife Marie), and Megan Marie VanHouten (fiancé Jon Sobral); six grandchildren: Aleah and Brayden Magee, Lilly Corning, Faith VanHouten, and Dylan and Evan Sorbal; his mother, Eileen VanHouten; two sisters, Roberta Ford (husband Phillip) and Beverly Adams (husband Monte); and two brothers, David VanHouten (wife Annette) and Daniel VanHouten (wife Melissa). Also surviving are his in-laws, Melvin and Judy Lane; brother-in-law Randy Lane (wife Stefanie); two sisters-in-law, Deanna Lane and Tonya Krintz (husband Jeff); and 15 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

Visitation will be Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. (CDT) at Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. (CDT) at Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer with Pastor James Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Share memories and condolences at www.SteinkeFuneralHome.com.

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Visitation

When Sunday, September 9th, 2018 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer
Address
403 N. Front St.
P.O. Box 160
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Additional Information Please note: Rensselaer is on Central Time.

Service Information

When
Monday, September 10th, 2018 11:00am
Officiating
Pastor James Clark
Location
Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer
Address
403 N. Front St.
P.O. Box 160
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Service Extra Info
Please note: Rensselaer is on Central Time.

Interment Information

Location
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Address
8435 W. Clark St.
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Interment Extra Info
Interment immediately following the funeral.
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