Passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Anderson, IN. He was born June 30, 1960 in Kalamazoo the son of the late Robert and Hildreth (Root) Van Sweden. He enjoyed being an independent truck driver for Mid Link and spending time boating on Gourdneck Lake. He loved spending time with his family and friends barbecuing and making conversation with people. Randy also enjoyed race cars and being at the Kalamazoo Speedway. He is survived by his children, Elliott Van Sweden, Megan Van Sweden, Taylor Van Sweden, Lydia Van Sweden; a grand-daughter, Amaya Van Sweden; sister, Pamela Howard; brother, Wayne (Molly) Van Sweden; his loving companion, Laura Secrist; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Van Sweden. A memorial service to celebrate Randy's life will be held at 11:00am Saturday, November 3 at First Reformed Church of Portage, 7905 S. Westnedge with Pastor Clayton Smith officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Memorials may be directed to a Trust Fund for his daughter, Lydia or Generous Hands in Vicksburg. To view Randy's personalized guestbook please visit www.langelands.com.
Donations may be made to:
Generous Hands, Inc
606 North Spruce St., Vicksburg MI 49097
Trust Fund for Daughter Lydia