Henry J. Van Wyhe

Henry J.

Van Wyhe


Brandon, SD

August 31, 2017

Henry Van Wyhe, 87, of Brandon, South Dakota, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at Sanford USD Medical Center.

Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 4, at Community Reformed Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with interment in Colton Cemetery, Colton, South Dakota.

Henry was born Oct. 31, 1929, in Rock County, Minnesota, to Jim and Fannie (Zwart) Van Wyhe. On Feb. 1, 1950, he married Clazina Veldkamp. The couple farmed 42 years in Minnesota and South Dakota. Van Wyhe Trucking was established in the mid-1970s. In the late 1980s, he moved the trucking office to Sioux Falls..

Survivors include his wife; children, Arlyn (Barb) Van Wyhe of Hartford, South Dakota, Randy (Terri) Van Wyhe of Pine Island, Minnesota, Flora (Randy) Tieszen of Mitchell, South Dakota, and Bonnie (Bruce) Austin of Dodge City, Kansas; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Ray (Carol) Van Wyhe of Laverne, Minnesota; sister, JoAnn (Stan) Westra of Hull, Iowa; sister- in-law, Arlene Van Wyhe of Rock Rapids, Iowa, and many other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Clarence Van Wyhe, and granddaughter.

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