Passed away on May 13, 2019 in Kalamazoo Michigan. Esther was born January 7, 1928 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Elzo E. and Adriana E. (Van Bommel) Bushouse. Preceding her in death were her parents and husband; Dick P. Van Dyk, son; Andrew Van Dyk, stepson; Edward Van Dyk, sister; Elizabeth "Bette" Showerman; brother, Richard Bushouse; brother-in-law, Robert Bedford; and many relatives and friends.
Surviving are her daughter Candice M. Bushouse and grandchildren; Travis D. Bushouse and McKayla M. Bushouse of Kalamazoo, MI. Also surviving is a stepson; Robert M. Van Dyk of Kalamazoo and a step-granddaughter; Sandra Starcevich, her husband and four sons of Red Rock, AZ.; sister, Elaine Bedford of Middleville, MI and sister-in-law, Sharon Bushouse of AZ; sister-in-law, Wies (Van Dyk) and husband Stefan Piller. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. There will be no viewing or memorial service. Private burial will be at East Cooper Cemetery. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. http://www.langelands.com
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