Chris Van Huis Obituary
Chris Van Huis Obituary: The city of Hamilton, MI is mourning the loss of Christopher Van Huis, a 46-year-old resident who passed away on August 14, 2023 after a brief but courageous cancer battle. Chris leaves behind a heartbroken family and community.
Chris Van Huis Obituary: Chris’ Life and Legacy
Chris Van Huis was born in Hamilton, where he spent his entire life giving back to the local community. He attended Hamilton schools and went on to become an active voice in the area.
Chris was passionate about University of Michigan athletics, frequently sporting the maize and blue to cheer on his teams. He found great joy in spending time with family and friends. Chris was known for his humor, kindness and ability to connect with anyone.
He leaves behind his wife Becky, children Taylor and Chase, parents Bob and Mary, siblings, extended family, and countless friends. Chris was loved by so many and will be deeply missed.
Dedicated Community Member
Throughout his life, Chris Van Huis played an active role in the Hamilton area through education, youth initiatives, his church, and more. He took pride in seeing the community thrive.
Chris always stepped up to lend a hand wherever needed. His generous spirit and commitment to service touched many lives over the years. Though gone too soon, his legacy endures.
Remembering a Life Well Lived
While deeply mourning his loss, Chris’ family and friends choose to focus on the joy he brought to their lives and his lasting impact on Hamilton.
Visitation with the family is 3:00-6:00 pm on Sunday, August 20 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State St. Zeeland, MI 49464.
Memorial services are at 11:00 am Monday, August 21, 2023, at Haven Reformed Church, 4691 Oak Street, Hamilton, MI 49419 with Rev. Michael Drew officiating.
Memorial contributions in Chris’ honor may be given to the Gate Youth Center, 4872 136th Ave, Hamilton, MI 49419 or Haven Reformed Church (for Hand 2 Hand) 4691 Oak Street, Hamilton, MI 49419. http://www.yntemafh.com. Donations can support causes Chris was passionate about.
The community will come together to honor and celebrate Chris’ remarkable life. Though deeply missed, his spirit carries on.