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Nancy H. Van Hall, 91, went to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus on Saturday May 29th 2021, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center.

Nancy was born on September 16, 1929  in Rochester, New York and has lived all her adult life in Michigan after graduating from Hope College in 1951 with an A.B. degree in biology and secondary education.

She married Clayton Van Hall August 11th 1951 in Rochester, New York. She worked in a botany lab and agriculture chemistry lab during the years her husband attained his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at MSU. She has been an active member of Midland Reformed Church since 1956 participating in my activities including weekly women’s prayer group starting in 1974 and various Bible study and church groups. She served on the board of the Midland Christian Women’s Club for many years and also visited regularly for over thirty-five years with the residents of Pinecrest County Farm with a greeting card ministry donating cards and writing for those unable to do so.

Survivors include; daughter Lynne and husband Dan Plisek of Dubuque, Iowa; and son Richard and wife Teresa of Owego, New York; four grandchildren David, Catherine, Adrian, and Alexandra and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of sixty-four years, by sisters Marjorie and husband William Rottschafer, Betty and husband Willard Bolton; brothers Harvey and wife Eunice Vyverberg, and Richard and wife Katherine Vyverberg.

The home going celebration for Nancy will be held on June 3rd, 2021 at Midland Reformed Church at 11am with Pastor Brad Vander Waal officiating. Visitation will be at the church for an hour before the service. Burial will be in Midland City Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the church for family and friends.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Midland Reformed Church or Wycliffe Bible Translators.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Van Hall family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.

Condolence Messages

  1. Karen Rogers

    15 June 2021 7 days ago

    Many have said that Nancy was faithful, and she was in every way, especially in serving and in prayer. Prayer was her habit, her lifestyle. If Nancy committed to pray for you, you could count on it and rest in it. Nancy was genuine. Nancy was authentic. She knew what the Bible said and she believed it and she knew what was right. You could rely on her to always speak truth. She was frank but kind. She spoke the truth in love. That is what I most appreciated about Nancy and what I will remember about her.

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