Originally Posted Online: Feb. 03, 2013, 6:32 pm
Last Updated: Feb. 04, 2013, 9:58 am
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Brent W. VanDeWostine, 60, of Henderson, Ill., formerly of Woodhull, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
Cremation has been accorded, and visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull.Private burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be left to the American Heart Association, and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
He was born Oct. 23, 1952, in Morrison, to Marvin and Zola Redell VanDeWostine. He graduated from AlWood High School in 1970.
Brent was employed as a union carpenter for many years before becoming self-employed.He assisted his sister, Marvelyn, in the operation of her businesses, including "Audi's" in Galesburg.
Brent was full of life and could fix almost anything.He especially enjoyed helping others. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and for many years played AAA softball.
Survivors include the love of his life, Sandra Hensley, of Henderson; his mother, Zola VanDeWostine, of Galesburg; one daughter, Kaylyn VanDeWostine, of Oklahoma; one son, Dustyn VanDeWostine, of Galesburg; six grandchildren; three sisters, Brenda (Harold) Vest, of Rio, Marvelyn (Tom Anderson) VanDeWostine, of Galesburg, and Lynnette (Paul Simpson) VanDeWostine, of Hollister, Mo.; a brother, Bryan (Michol) VanDeWostine, of Lynn Center; and several nieces and nephews. His father preceded him in death.