Stanley Vander Maten

Stanley Vander Maten

Stanley Glen Vander Maten, 88, Leota, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.

A funeral service was Saturday, May 14, at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Burial with full military honors was in the Leota Community Cemetery.

Stanley Vander Maten was born July 5, 1933, on the family farm on the end of Moulton Township, Murray County. Stan attended the Leota Christian School until he began at Southwest Christian School in Edgerton. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.                          

Stan married Marlys Prins on Nov. 5, 1954, at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. In 1955 the couple began farming on the family farm in Moulton Township and continued to farm until 1998, when they moved into Leota.

Stan was a member of the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota, the church council, the Southwest Christian School Board, the Co-op Oil Board and the Edgerton American Legion. He also enjoyed many years of wintering in Arizona where they met many friends. Stan also enjoyed many years and made many good memories hunting.

Stan is survived by his wife, Marlys, Edgerton; five children, Debra and Lloyd Albers, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Darla Faber, Luverne, Scott Vander Maten and Dean Ottman, Cape Coral, Florida, Steven and Lisa Vander Maten, Edgerton, and DeeAnn and Terry Jansma, Doon, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Beyenhof, Luverne; and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Vander Maten, Corson, South Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Merlyn and John Jr.; a son-in-law, Robert Faber; and a great-grandson, Kyle Faber.

Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home and the Leota Burial Association, dingmannandsons.com.

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