James Van Linn

August 27, 1935 - October 09, 2011 

James Van Linn

August 27, 1935 - October 09, 2011 

Obituary for James Van Linn

James J. Van Linn, age 76 of West Olive, Michigan passed away on Sunday, October 09, 2011, at the Appledorn Living Center.

Jim was a charter member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was originally from Dearborn, MI, where he worked for the US Postal Service as the Chief Financial Officer. He moved to Holland, MI in 1977 and served as the Postmaster of Holland until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents Norbert and Bernice Van Linn, a brother Gerald Van Linn and his wife Annette in 2007.

He is survived by his children:
Judy and Tim Fader of Dearborn
Jeanne Snyder and fiancée Rob Brinker of Dearborn
Janet and Dave Yskes of West Olive
James M. Van Linn of Grand Haven
Annie and Pat Luckey of Holland
13 Grandchildren
8 Great grandchildren
Brothers and sisters in law:
Hazel Conroy of Dearborn
Hank (Maggie dec.) Earle of Dearborn
Lynda Beaton of Bakersfield CA
Many nephews and nieces

A funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church 480 North 152nd Street, Holland, MI 49424. Father Charles Hall will be officiating. Burial will be in the Port Sheldon Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and also on Thursday from 10:00AM – 10:45AM at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church or a charity of one’s choice.

The family is being served by the staff of Lakeshore Memorial Services.

An on-line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com for those who cannot attend the services.

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