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John J. Van Heest

John J. Van Heest, 88, of Hickory Hills, died March 10 at Saratoga Grove in Downers Grove. Visitation was held March 13 at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. A memorial service was held March 14 at First United Reformed Church in Oak Lawn.

Mr. Van Heest is survived by his sons, James and Thomas; his daughters, Jayne Bole and Lois James; his brother, Philip; his sister, Margaret; and 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mr. Van Heest was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was retired from working as a claims supervisor for an insurance company.