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Obituary: Paul J. Van Kley

December 20, 1935 – February 28, 2019

information provided by Smits Funeral Homes

Paul J. Van Kley, age 83, of South Holland, IL passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Beloved husband of the late Karen Van Kley, nee Faber. Loving father of Pearl (Harold) Koning, Paul (Janet) Van Kley, Susan (Mark Evans) Van Kley, Maria Van Kley, and Betsy (Will) Neibert. Devoted grandfather of Carl (Stephanie) Blij, Christina (Kevin) Kempe, Richard (Claire) Koning, Karen (Dan) Harner, Michael (Molly) Van Kley, Thomas (Courtney) Van Kley, Jessica (Alex) Van Der Aa, Angelina Roeters, Abigail Neibert, Isabelle Neibert, and Anthony Neibert; and great-grandfather of Adelaide Olivia, Jon Daniel, and Peter Jacob. Dear brother of Gerald (late Judith) Van Kley and E. Robert (Joni) Van Kley.

Visitation Sunday, March 3, 2019, from 2:00–7:00pm at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd St. (Rt.6/159th St.) in South Holland, IL. Funeral Service, Monday, March 4, 2019, at 11:00am at First Reformed Church of South Holland (15924 South Park Ave., South Holland, IL) with services conducted by Rev. Dr. Richard Grevengoed. Interment Oakland Memory Lanes – Dolton, IL.

Memorial contributions may be given to Cure It Foundation, 88 W. Schiller St., Chicago, IL 60610.

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