Obituary: Evelyn Ruth Molenhouse


February 19, 1934 – July 22, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Obituary: Evelyn Ruth Molenhouse

Evelyn Ruth Molenhouse, nee Vander Vaart, age 88, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022.

Beloved wife of the late Jacob “Jack” Molenhouse. Loving mother of Jay (Donna) Molenhouse and Cheryl (Jim) Vroegh. Cherished grandmother of Rachel (Ryan) Davids, Ben (Wendy) Molenhouse, Amanda (Aaron) Ozinga, Kyle (Tracy) Vroegh, and Alyssa (Ben) Wessels; great-grandmother of Zachary, Matthew, and Noah Davids, Charles and Esther Molenhouse, Gavin, Macey, Austin, Isaac, and Max Ozinga, Kaylee, Brooke, Tyler, and Emma Vroegh, Caiden, Adalyn, and Cole Wessels. Dear sister of the late Geraldine Groen.

Visitation Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 5:00 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN, with services conducted by Pastor Dan Bloesch. Private interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery – Elwood, IL.

Memorial contributions may be given to Bethshan Association.



  1. To Evelyn Molenhouse’s family: I’m sending prayers and sympathy to your family. I knew Evelyn through Illiana Christian, and she was a lovely lady and great co-worker. Thank you for sharing this information with us on the Lansing Journal.

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