OGDEN – Henry VanLeeuwen, 87, died Wednesday, March 11, 1998 at Mount Ogden Care Center due to pneumonia.
He was born on November 8, 1910 In Salt Lake City to Jane Noorda and Albert VanLeeuwen. He married Virginia Pulley in 1932 in Caliente, Nevada; they later divorced. He then married Mae C. Morris on June 2, 1969 in Evanston, Wyoming.
He was a railroad conductor and switchman for the Union Pacific Railroad for 41 years before retiring. He was a member of the BPO Elks #719; three dance clubs, Mound Fort Steppers, Easternaire, and LaDansuers.
He was a member of the Monroe Park LDS Ward. He served a mission for 19 months with Mae in Oakland, California, was active as a High Priest, Group Leader, Sunday School President, and an Ogden Temple Worker.
He lived in Salt Lake, Bountiful, and Ogden.
Surviving are his wife, Mae Cottam VanLeeuwen, Ogden; four sons, Keith (Marene) VanLeeuwen; Kent Henry (Holly) VanLeeuwen; Larry D. (Chris) Morris, all of Las Vegas, Nevada; Khalil Ralph (Ramona) Morris, Ogden; two daughters, Charlotte (Raymond) Hayes, Bountiful; Jackie (Leon) Pierce, Tooele; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, John VanLeeuwen; Ben (Betty) VanLeeuwen; Donny VanLeeuwen, all of Salt Lake City; one brother-in-law, Buss Eggett, American Fork; one sister-in-law, Ann VanLeeuwen, Salt Lake City; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters, Albert VanLeeuwen, Carl VanLeeuwen, Betty VanLeeuwen, and Margie Eggett.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 14, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Myers Mortuary Chapel, 845 Washington Blvd., Ogden, with Bishop Dale Wheelwright officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9:45-10:45
Interment, Lakeview Bountiful Cemetery