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Linda Vander Horst

March 24, 1948 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 74)


Linda Joyce Vander Horst was born March 24, 1948, to John and Roena Margaret (Elwood) Breuklander, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Linda grew up in Pella and attended Lincoln Elementary School, Webster Junior High, and Pella Community High School.

On December 14, 1963, Linda was united in marriage to Willis “Willy” Vander Horst in Rock Island, Illinois. To this union they were blessed with three sons: Rick, Dave and Dennis. Linda worked for Central College for 26 years and also co-owned and operated Willy’s Auto.  She loved her family, flowers, pets, Christian music, and the Iowa Hawkeyes!

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Willy and their family:

Richard Vander Horst

          Kayleen Vander Horst and Derrick De Heer

                     Colton De Heer

         Seth Vander Horst and Kelli Golinghorst

David and Brenda Vander Horst

            Zachary and Karisa Vander Horst

                        Braxton and Waylan

            Jacob Vander Horst and Andrea Fuller

                        Liam Fuller and Rosalyn Fuller

Dennis and Karol Vander Horst

Linda is also survived by her siblings: Jim Breuklander, Bill Breuklander, Mary Breuklander Battistello, and Larry Breuklander.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents John and Margaret Breuklander, her parents-in-law Henry and Dorothy Vander Horst, her siblings: Thomas and Mary Ellen Breuklander died in infancy, John “Popcase” Breuklander, and Carol Breuklander Visser, and her daughter-in-law Karen Vander Horst.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to KCWN or Hospice of Pella. 

To send flowers to Linda's family, please visit our floral store.


April 4, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Third Church
708 East 13th Street
Pella, IA 50219

April 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Third Church
708 East 13th Street
Pella, IA 50219


Hospice of Pella
Pella IA

304 Oskaloosa Street, Pella IA 50219

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