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.


NameDesignated Fund
Art AlbertsUnrestricted
David John Baines Parkinson’s disease
Carol Joyce BiesbrockParkinson’s disease
Lyle R. Irish Unrestricted
Walter Long Unrestricted
Cornelia “Connie” MacDonald Cancer research
Wayne Schout Parkinson’s disease
Sue SuwynUnrestricted
Ronald Swiderek Parkinson’s disease
Coreen (Ergen) ThompsonNeurodegenerative disease research
Dawn Vander MeerResearch
Jim VinkemulderCancer research


To learn more about establishing a memorial or tribute fund or designating Van Andel Institute for memorial gifts, please contact Angie Stumpo at 616.234.5120 or

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