Memorial and Tribute Funds

Memorials and Tributes

Memorial gifts to Van Andel Institute are a fitting tribute to a cherished loved one. Below are current memorials of those whose families have suggested donations to Van Andel Institute. Click on a name below to donate. 

If you do not see a particular name listed, please visit our donation page and fill in the memorial information at the bottom.

NameDesignated Fund
Dominic AmanteParkinson’s disease
Gasper AmodeoParkinson’s disease
James BarcelonaParkinson’s disease
Raymond BeckerParkinson’s disease
Donna BellgardtUnrestricted
Betty BowserCancer research
Leslie BowserCancer research
Robert BradfordParkinson’s disease
James H. BreayParkinson’s disease
Richard CebelakParkinson’s disease
Wendell CooperUnrestricted
Lawrence DeSantis, Jr.Pancreatic cancer
Barbara DitchParkinson’s disease
Maureen DobsonCancer research
Robert DuHadwayParkinson’s disease
Thomas DykeCancer disease
Elizabeth FosterParkinson’s disease
Fredrick GleasonPancreatic cancer
James GoenParkinson’s disease
George GoudieParkinson’s disease
Ronald HutchingsUnrestricted
Norma JonesUnrestricted
Gisela KahAlzheimer’s disease
Dolores “Dee” Kohut Cancer research
Dawn KraussParkinson’s disease
Sanford LeestmaParkinson’s disease
Stella “Arlene” LewittCancer research
Angeline MeulendykAlzheimer’s disease
Lorraine Nezwek-GreenNeurodegenerative disease research
June PalasekBreast cancer research
Thomas PetersonParkinson’s disease
Harvey RingerwoleParkinson’s disease
Ellen RobertsParkinson’s disease
Sue SuwynUnrestricted
Ronald SwiderekParkinson’s disease
Daniel TerweeParkinson’s disease
Donald Van ArtsenParkinson’s disease
George Vande WoudeUnrestricted
Elizabeth VanderJagtAlzheimer’s disease
Dale VandersteltParkinson’s disease
Frank VereeckenUnrestricted
Katherine VisotaParkinson’s disease
Claudia WaltersParkinson’s disease
Carol WintonCancer research or Parkinson’s disease
Debra WittenbachLung cancer
William ZollerUnrestricted

Tribute links will remain active for one year after the last donation is received. If you do not see a particular name listed, please visit our donation page and fill in the memorial information at the bottom.

To learn more about establishing a memorial or tribute fund or designating Van Andel Institute for memorial gifts, please contact Lawrence Rush at Lawrence.Rush@vai.org or 616.234.5552.

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