Henry Van DE POL Obituary, Death – On February 29, 2012, Henry Vander Pol, who was 95 years old, passed away. Although he was born in Oak Harbor, Washington, he has been a resident of the Auburn region ever since the year 1989. Henry devoted his entire life to serving the Lord. In 1936, Henry began his career in the family business as a truck driver and eventually worked his way up to become the owner and operator of Oak Harbor Freight Lines, Inc. Formerly serving in the role, he had held the presidency of the Washington Trucking Association.
Henry was a devoted Gideon member in addition to being an elder in the Christian Reformed Church and a founder member of both Watson Groen Christian School and Seattle Christian School. Henry also served as an elder in the Christian Reformed Church. Over the course of more than 40 years, he was an active Rotarian. He had a passion for flying and continued to do so even after reaching the age of ninety. His grandson Steven passed away before him. He was his predecesor. Those left behind include his devoted wife of 73 years, Anna; their daughter Sandra and her husband William, who live in Coupeville, Washington; and their son Ed and his wife Mary, who live in Auburn.
The Redmond resident Jay (Marlys). David, also known as Linda, from Auburn. 11 grandchildren 17 great-grandchildren. At the Yahn & Son Funeral Home in Auburn on Sunday, March 4, from 1 to 4 p.m., there will be a visitation. There will be a Memorial Service held on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church located at 19800 108th Ave. S.E. in Kent, Washington 98055. Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn will be the location of the private interment service. If you so wish, you may make a memorial contribution to the Gideons, Seattle Christian School, Shoreline Christian School, or Bellevue Christian School.