Alan Van Der Wende

Alan Van Der Wende

Alan Van Der Wende, 65, of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away on June 14, 2018 after a long illness.

Mr. Van Der Wende was born on March 7, 1953 in Passaic, NJ to Cornelius and Beatrice Gates Vander Wende. After living in Passaic and Elmwood Park, NJ he moved to California where he settled happily for forty years. He retired from Stolle Machinery in 2015. Mr. Van Der Wende loved his family, telling stories about his travels, restoring wood boats, vintage cars, and living near the sea.

Mr. Van Der Wende was predeceased by his beloved wife Eileen (Osman). He is survived by his daughters Kristen Bellamy (Bill), Melissa Lanz (Trent) and grandchildren Bailey, Baron, Aiden and Eliott, brothers Rick and Steven, and many other family members and friends to whom he was devoted.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held in California in July.

Entrusted to the care of Cremation Society of Orange Coast (800) 678-0669

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