Howard Lee Van Wyk entered into rest on Nov. 18, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Hospital at the age of 80.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday Nov. 22 at the Prairie City United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. with family present from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 21 at the Prairie City United Methodist Church. Please join Howard in wearing Iowa Hawkeye attire at his visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date.
Left to cherish Howard's memory is his wife of 56 years Joyce Elaine Van Wyk; his children Melissa Kain of Prairie City, Renita (Christopher) Veverka of Prairie City, Deanna (Noel) Brown of Prairie City; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; eight siblings: Harlan (Sandy) Van Wyk, Helen (Darrell) Nolin, sister-in-law Marge Van Wyk, Dorothy (Jerry) Findlow, Doris De Haai, Donna (Lloyd) Steenhoek, Delmar (Diana) Van Wyk, Lois Telfer and Leona (Wade) Charls.