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JOANN L VAN HATTUM

February 10, 1936 March 12, 2019
JOANN L VAN HATTUM
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Obituary for JOANN L VAN HATTUM

Joann L. Van Hattum age 83 formerly of Plymouth passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in the Catherine Kasper Nursing Home in Donaldson.

Joann was born on February 10, 1936 in South Bend, Indiana to Howard and Helen (Guenert) Eastwood. On February 11, 1961 Joann became the bride of (Gerlof) Jerry Van Hattum in ceremony in South Bend, Indiana, he preceded her in passing on July 12, 1978. Joann was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in South Bend, Indiana class of 1954. She also was a registered nurse obtaining her degree while in Galveston, Texas. Joann was a nurse for Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Kingston Nursing Home and also worked as a private nurse for Morris Cresner. She was a faithful member House of Prayer where she assisted with the bus ministry for the children. She was always helping other people. She enjoyed gardening and church activities but her greatest joy was her family and friends.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Catherine Price of Elkhart, Margaret Smith of Melborne, Australia, John and Carla Van Hattum of Plymouth; sisters Mary Karmolinski of South Bend, Sue Downey of South Bend; brother, Howard and Catherine Eastwood, Jr of Lakeville; 5 grandchildren, Greg, Jenny, Brianne, Hamilton and Jamison; 2 great-grandchildren, Brock and Isabella; Joann is preceded in passing by her parents, husband, 2 brothers-in-law and her son-in-law.

The Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Joann.

A time of visiting with the Van Hattum family will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Katherine Kasper Chapel from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A visitation from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and funeral service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home 300 West Madison Street Plymouth, Indiana 46563. Private family burial will take place.

The Van Hattum family request memorial contribution be made to the Alzheimer’s Research in Joann’s name

Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Joann with her family at  HYPERLINK "http://www.deatonclemensvangilderffh.com" www.deatonclemensvangilderffh.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

14

Mar

2:00 PM 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/14/2019 4:00:00 PM
Catherine Kasper Life Care Center Chapel

9601 Union Road
Donaldson, IN 46513

Catherine Kasper Life Care Center Chapel
9601 Union Road Donaldson 46513 IN
United States

Visitation

Friday

15

Mar

1:00 PM 3/15/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 3/15/2019 2:30:00 PM
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Service

Friday

15

Mar

2:30 PM 3/15/2019 2:30:00 PM
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

S. Michigan Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

S. Michigan Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

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