Catherine “Kay” Van Heest, née Buwalda, 85, of Hickory Hills, died June 23 at home. Visitation was held at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park on June 25. A funeral service was held at First Christian Reformed Church in Oak Lawn on June 26. Interment was held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Mrs. Van Heest is survived by her husband, John; her sons, James, Thomas and David; her daughters Jayne and Lois; her brothers, Edward and Peter Buwalda; her sister, Florence Roeda; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Van Heest was born in Chicago. She was a homemaker.