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Johannes C. Vanderstappen

Published September 25,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Johannes C. Vanderstappen, 85, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Libertyville Manor in Libertyville, IL.  He was born February 14, 1935 in Heesch, Netherlands. Johannes is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wilhelmina, his children John (Kim), Francis (Julie Henkel), Sandra (Stephen) Faletto, and Joe (Melissa Matuzak), his grandchildren Austin (Maggie), Westley (Alexis), Trey, Michael, Marshall, Jeremy, and Gabrielle, and his siblings Lies VendeVen and Sjef (Dora) Vanderstappen. Our Pop could create anything. He was an artist at heart. His passion was making canes, and decorating hats with “plaque & rope.”  He created sculptural birdhouses. Pop could fix anything. He was a man of many talents and  generosities. He was preceded in death by his parents Johannes and Johanna Vanderstappen, and his brothers Harrie, Anton, Peit, Martin, Wilhelm, John, Andre, and Albert.   A funeral mass is scheduled for Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:00am at St. John the Baptist Church 2302 Church St. Johnsburg, IL.  Interment will follow the mass at St. John Cemetery located next to the church.  In lieu of flowers, to honor Johannes please make contributions to Lake County Forest Preserve Independence Grove 1899 W. Winchester Rd. Libertyville, IL 60048.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

One reply on “Johannes C. Vanderstappen”

  1. Mrs Vanderstapppen, Joe, Sandra, John and Francis, I am so sorry to hear of your husband/fathers passing. I will always remember him as a kind, gentleman. May the grace of God bless all of you at this difficult time.

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