Funeral Services Set For Ben Van Houten; Father Of Sextuplets

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Ben Van Houten

Ben Van Houten (right)

HOLLAND, Mich. (April 12, 2104)- Funeral service have been set for Ben Van Houten, the father of Sextuplets from Hamilton.

Funeral services for Ben Van Houten will be 11 am, Monday, at Calvary Baptist Church, 517 West 32nd Street in Holland. Visitation for Ben Van Houten will be on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Holland. 

His burial will be in Manlius Township Cemetery.

Ben and Amy Van Houten became nationally known when the couple became parents to Michigan’s first ever surviving sextuplets.

Shortly after building a trampoline for his children Wednesday night, Ben Van Houten had a heart attack, according to his father-in-law Calvin Reimink.

Ben Van Houten was 39 years old.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Van Houten Children’s Trust c/o, Macatawa Bank, 4758 136th Avenue; Hamilton, MI 49419.

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