Robert Wendell Van Dyke

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Robert Wendell Van Dyke

Also Known As: "Bob"
Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: East Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 3, 2000 (82)
Penn Yan, Yates, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of Ellroy DeWitt Van Dyke and Harriet Van Dyke
Husband of Edith L. Van Dyke
Father of Private; Private; Private and Private
Brother of Barbara Elizabeth Wolfe; Boyd Van Dyke and Private

Managed by: Jonathan C Cross
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About Robert Wendell Van Dyke

ROBERT W. VANDYKE age 82, died Monday, July 3, 2000 in Penn Yan, N.Y. He was born April 2, 1918 in East Canton, Pa., and was the son of the Rev. Ellroy D. and Harriett Boyd VanDyke. During World War II he was in the U.S. Army in the European Theater and received the Bronze Star and five battle stars. He was a graduate of Syracuse University and a member of the Equality Club of Buffalo and the Williamsville United Methodist Church. Bob was with Nationwide Insurance for 33 years and retired as divisional claims manager in 1982. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Edith L. VanDyke; children, Janet (Martin) Huisjen of Boulder, Colo., Jean VanDyke of North Rome, Marilyn (Clive) Tunnicliffe of Chapel Hill, N.C., Robert E. (Trudy) VanDyke of San Mateo, Calif.; five grandchildren, Derek and Kati Huisjen, Luke Tunnicliffe and Robert M. and Samuel G. VanDyke; a sister, Helen (Robert) Westover of Midlothian, Va. and Barbara V. Wolfe of Canandaigua, N.Y.; a brother, E. Boyd (Dorothy) VanDyke of Keuka Park, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives are invited to attend his memorial service on July 21, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Wolfe and the Rev. K. Wayne Butler officiating. Burial will be at East Canton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel in Penn Yan. –Towanda Daily Review

married c.1943

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Robert Wendell Van Dyke's Timeline

April 2, 1918
East Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
July 3, 2000
Age 82
Penn Yan, Yates, New York, United States
Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania