Garden Chapel

Cheri Van Wyngarden

April 23, 2010
Iowa City, Iowa

10:30 A.M., Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Calvary Christian Reformed Church
Pella, Iowa

Noon Monday, April 26, 2010
with family present 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Calvary Christian Reformed Church
Pella, Iowa

Pella Christian High School
Pella, Iowa

Graceland Cemetery
Pella, Iowa

Husband: Ron Van Wyngarden – Pella, Iowa
Children:  Eric (Emma) Van Wyngarden – Pella, Iowa
Scott (Michelle) Van Wyngarden – Des Moines, Iowa

In Memory Of

Cheri Van Wyngarden
Pella, Iowa

January 6, 1959 - April 23, 2010

Cheryl Faye Van Haaften Van Wyngarden was born on January 6, 1959. She was fifth of six children born to Henry and Janet (Wassink) Van Haaften. She died on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the University of Iowa hospital at the age of fifty-one after a short illness.

Cheri began her early childhood education at the Pella Christian Grade School and later graduated from Pella Christian High in 1977. While in high school she was a member of the Pella Christian High softball team where she received the All-State honorable mention award.

On August 11, 1978, Cheri was united in marriage to Ron Van Wyngarden at Second Christian Reformed Church in Pella. For the first five years of their marriage they lived on a farm near Peoria, and then moved to Des Moines where they resided for nine years before moving to Pella in 1995.

Cheri made profession of faith at Second Christian Reformed Church. She and Ron are members of Calvary Christian Reformed Church.  Cheri enjoyed mushroom hunting, attending sporting events, particularly those that her sons participated in, nature, campfires, Dutch hymns, music, spending time with her family, and four wheeling. She was also very interested in researching family history. She was employed at Van Haaften Plumbing and Heating in Pella.

Those left to cherish Cheri’s memory are her devoted husband, Ron of Pella; her two sons and their wives: Eric and Emma Van Wyngarden of Pella and Scott and Michelle Van Wyngarden of Des Moines; her sister and brothers, Janice (Larry) Van Weelden of Pella, David (Dorothy) Van Haaften of Idaho Falls, ID, John (Jane) Van Haaften, Calvin (Mary) Van Haaften, Kevin (Amy) Van Haaften all of Pella; her mother-in-law, Minnie Van Wyngarden of Pella, her brothers-and-sisters-in-law: Walt (Isla) Van Wyngarden of Grand Rapids, Larry (Barb) Van Wyngarden of Newton, Daryl (Sheryl) Van Wyngarden of Peoria, Sherry (Doug) Pfadenhauer of Pella, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Van Haaften in 1992 and Janet Van Haaften in 2005, and her father-in-law Henry Van Wyngarden in 2005.

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