Obituary: Peter Adrian VanDerVlist
Published June 03, 2013 3:45pm by
Peter Adrian Van Der Vlist (April 12, 2013 - June 2, 2013)
Services for Peter A. Van Der Vlist, 83, of Brownfield will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Brownfield Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnnie Long officiating.
Burial will follow in the Meadow Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Brownfield Funeral Home.
Peter was born on April 12, 1930 in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Johannes and Antonette Van Der Vlist. He retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service. He moved to Brownfield in 1978.
Peter is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Samuel Vandervlist and three brothers, Joe, Al and Bill Van Der Vlist.
Peter is survived by four sons, Richard Van Der Vlist and wife his Jenny of Brownfield, Kenneth Van Der Vlist of San Diego, Calif., Claude Van Der Vlist and his wife Karen of Dallas, Ga., and Paul Van Der Vlist and his wife Jennifer of Greenville, Texas; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and a brother, Theodore Van Der Vlist of Grand Rapids, Mich.