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Obituary: Donald M. Rietveld

July 26, 1958 – March 1, 2022

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Donald M. RietveldDonald Mark Rietveld, age 63, of Dyer, IN, went home, peacefully, to his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Beloved husband of Donna Rietveld, nee Van Vuren. Loving father of Josh (Renee) Rietveld and the late Kelly Lynn Rietveld and Dennis (Dana) Fuller, Tim (Jenny) Fuller, Ken (Hilary) Fuller, and Dan (Jenny) Fuller. Proud grandfather of Carson Rietveld, Mikayla, Caden, Brielle, Piper, Aphton, Lyric, Silas, Ollie, Fable, Juneau, Cossette, Raina, Winsome, Enid, Dante, Owen, Hadley, Ashlyn, Emma, Zoey, and Maverick Fuller. Loving son of Betty Rietveld Paarlberg and the late Paul Rietveld. Dear brother of the late Timothy (Sue) Rietveld, Beth (Sam Stern) Rietveld, and Ken Rietveld. Son-in-law of Don and late Harriet Van Vuren. Brother-in-law of Lori (Mark) Verduin, John (Rosanne) Van Vuren, Cal (Patti) Van Vuren, late Karen (John) Borgman, and Jan (Len) Schmidt. Donny was diagnosed with a rare lung disease and had been awaiting a lung transplant. He was the owner of Crete Garden Center and Oak Ridge Maintenance. He was faithful to God and loved Jesus. Always smiling, Don was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Tuesday, March 8, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. Smits Funeral Home 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Funeral service Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Faith Church, 100 W. 81st Avenue, Dyer, IN. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to Turning Point with David Jeremiah, PASS Pregnancy Care Center, First Reformed Church of South Holland, Gift of Hope, or Faith Church – Dyer. For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at www.SMITSFH.com.

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