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Lewis Arnold Van Tuyl 1935




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Jan Otten van Tuyl 1635

Isaac Van Tuyl 1681

John Van Tuyl

Abraham Van Tuyl

Aaron Van Tuyl

Daniel Van Tuyl 1796

Cutler Solomon Van Tuyl 1831

James Alfred Van Tuyl 1866

Clyde Everett Van Tuyl 1896





    Lewis Arnold Van Tuyl. These pictures were taken in the summer of 1952. In the right picture, Phillip Sturman and Lewis in Phillip's front yard. They were both 17. 

    Lewis Arnold Van Tuyl was born 9th February 1935 in Three Rivers, Michigan. He died September 4th, 1996. He married Deana Joy Wilson on September 11th, 1954 at the First Baptist Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. They were divorced on February 28th, 1964.

They had three children;

Susan Beth             December 23, 1954

Lewis Arnold Jr.    December 14, 1956

Charles Allen          May 25, 1959

Pictured left: Deana Joy, Lewis Arnold, and Susan Beth Van Tuyl. Picture was taken August 1955.

Pictured right: Lewis A and Susan Beth Van Tuyl.

Pictured left: Lewis A, Deana Joy, and Susan Beth Van Tuyl. This was Sue's first Thanksgiving.

Pictured right: Susan Beth, Christmas 1956

    Susan Beth, and Lewis Arnold Van Tuyl Jr.

    Pictured left and center: Lewis A Jr. and Susan Beth

    Pictured right Susan Beth, Lewis A Jr., our cousin Laurie, and Charles A.

    Susan Beth, Lewis A. Jr., and Charles A

    Susan Beth, Lewis A. Jr., and Charles A

    Lewis A Van Tuyl is the coach on the left in this picture taken in 1967. Front Row from the left is Charles A. Van Tuyl, and Lewis A. Van Tuyl Jr. This was taken in the township of Portage,  Kalamazoo County, Michigan.


    Lewis A Van Tuyl Sr. taken in 1993, Lansing, Michigan


Published in Kalamazoo Gazette September 9, 1996.

VAN TUYL, Lewis A. Sr. Lansing, Formerly of Kalamazoo

     Age 61, passed away September 4, 1996.  He was born February 9, 1935 in Three Rivers, MI and was a lifelong Kalamazoo resident, living in Lansing the past four years.  He worked for Eaton Corporation in shipping for 35 years, and was a veteran with the U.S. Army and Reserves.  Surviving are his children, Susan (Harold) Pitcher of Potterville, Lewis A. (Cindy) Van Tuyl of Kalamazoo, Charles A. (Sheryll) Van Tuyl of Germany; 8 grandchildren; brother, Marvin (Marlene) Van Tuyl of Kalamazoo; 3 sisters, Lois Goolsby of Comstock, Reita of Three Rivers, Ruby (Forest) Wright of Colorado; numerous nieces and nephews.  Religious Services will be conducted by Michael J. O'Berski at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 10, 1996 at West Lansing Church of Christ, 5505 W. St. Joseph, Lansing, with interment in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI.  Mr. Van Tuyl will lie-in-state at the church, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.  Arrangements by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw, Lansing.


Information: Marvin H. Van Tuyl

Pictures: Marvin H. Van Tuyl


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