David Van Houten, 65, of Ely, passed away Monday December 3, 2018 at his home after a short illness. A visitation will be held at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home on Monday, December 10, 2018 4-8pm. Burial; Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his son Jordon Van Houten, Cedar Rapids, sister Linda Catlett, Cedar Rapids, brother Kevin(Mary)Van Houten, Cedar Rapids, sister-in-law Marilyn Van Houten, and many nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents, son Wesley, brother Don, and sister Carol.
David Duane Van Houten was born January 30, 1953 in Cedar Rapids to parents Carl and Winnifred Van Houten. He graduated from Cedar Rapids Prairie High School in 1971. His working life included; home milk delivery for Dows Dairy, delivering lumber for BCI Lumber, and finally retiring from Croell Redi-Mix in 2018. His favorite times included hunting, fishing, and camping. David was an avid metal worker, and liked to attend tractor pulls. He volunteered for the Boys and Girls Club, and Camp Courageous. David will be missed by his family and friends.
Memorial donations may be directed to the family, or a charity of your choice.