Lee Van Wyk

December 27, 1940 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Lee Van Wyk, 81, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2022 in Hughson, CA.  Lee was born on Dec 27, 1940 in Modesto to parents, Cornelius and Elizabeth Van Wyk.  Lee has been a resident of Denair for the past 31 years.

Lee attended Escalon High School where he excelled at several sports and was later named Block E President.  After graduating, Lee was a successful business owner for several years of Dutch Pride Dairy.  He served as a board member at St. Michael and All Angels Church in Concord and was president of a car club in Escalon.  Most recently he was a devout member of Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock.  His service to the Lord was always very important to him.  Lee will be remembered for his kind soul and his ability to make friends with everyone.  He was a humble man that was so proud of his Dutch heritage. 

Lee leaves behind his wife of 31 years, Janice Van Wyk, his children, David Van Wyk, Becky Alvarez (Derrick) and Heidi Celentano (Joe), his grandchildren, Megan, Mikayla, Serafina, Libby and Dominic.  Lee also leaves behind his sisters, Ethel, Jeanette and Louise.  Lee is preceded in death by his sister, Clara.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Van Wyk family.  A graveside service is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7th at 10 am at Burwood Cemetery in Escalon.  Remembrances in Lee’s name may be made to Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock.


Graveside Service
June 7, 2022

10:00 AM
Burwood Cemetery
28320 E. River Rd.
Escalon, CA 95320


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