Peter William ‘Bill’ Dykhuizen Jr.
April 01, 2014
Peter William "Bill" Dykhuizen Jr., formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away from cancer on March 24, 2014, at the age of 78.
Services were at the Cedar Valley Bible Church in Cedar Rapids on March 28.
Born to P.W. Sr. and Luella Dykhuizen, Bill grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from McKinley High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Navy in both Korea and Vietnam. He retired from work at Quaker Oats after 38 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; their son, Michael (Dori) of Cedar Rapids; daughter, Denise Dykhuizen (Larry) McDaniel of Columbia, Mo.; son, David "Dutch" Dykhuizen of Mount Vernon; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.