John Van der Molen, 68, of Palos Hills, died May 20 at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale. Visitation and a funeral service will be held Thursday, May 24 at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home, 11028 Southwest Highway in Palos Hills. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m., and a funeral service will be at 7 p.m.
Mr. Van der Molen is survived by his son, Neil; and his daughters, Julie Cebulski and Tiffany Hart; and six grandchildren.
Mr. Van der Molen was born in Chicago. He worked as a tool and die maker. He was a Coast Guard veteran and a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Palos Park.