Obituary: Ann Sue Vanderbilt

October 14, 1928 – April 20, 2019

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Ann Sue Vanderbilt, age 90 of Griffith, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, was called home to Heaven by our Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

She is survived by her sons: Dale (Darlene), James (Phyllis), Allan (Nancy), and Michael (Therese) Vanderbilt; “adopted” daughter: Nannette (Reggie) Stedman; 24 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers: Ted (Virginia) Gaastra and Phillip (Kaye) Gaastra; sister-in-law: Anna Mae Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ann was preceded in death by her beloved husband: Nelson Vanderbilt; parents: David and Sadie Gaastra; brothers: Otto and Jack Gaastra; and great grandson: Clay Vanderbilt.

Friends are invited to visit with Ann’s family on Friday, April 26, 2019, from 3:00–7:00pm at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 10:00am at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 3500 Glenwood-Lansing Rd., Lansing, IL, with Rev.Cal Aardsma officiating. There will be a one hour visitation from 9:00–10:00am prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CRWRC (World Renew), Uganda Orphanage, and Providence Hospice.

Ann was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church. She volunteered for CRWRC Relief and the Highland Bibles for Missions Thrift Store. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great, and great great grandmother, and she will be missed by all who knew her. To God be the glory.

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