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Memorial for Terry Lee Van Steenbergen

Born in Sheldon, Iowa on Oct. 3, 1950
Departed on Jan. 20, 2018 and resided in Palm Coast , Florida.
Family Gathering: Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2018
Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery
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Terry VanSteenbergen (Age 67)

On January 20, 2018 Terry passed away at his home in Palm Coast Florida. Born in Sheldon Iowa October 3 1950 to Walter and Margaret and raised in Lakewood CA. He joined the Army in 1968 and in June of 1969 was assigned to Long Thanh Vietnam where he received an Army Commendation Medal for Heroism and Commendation Medal 1st and 2nd OLC. He was an amazing photographer and while in Vietnam he took many pictures, which he later put on CD and sent out to friends who shared this experience. When he returned from Vietnam he was stationed at many bases around the country as an Air Traffic Controller, Tower Chief. In March of 1974 he was sent to South Korea. This is where he met the Love of his life, Amy Jo Hill. There is a note in his journal that says “ Amy and me got Married 10:10 AM 23 January 1976. I Love Her!” They lived in Texas, did a tour in Germany and settled in Alexandria Va. Terry retired from the Army as a TC Warrant Officer W2 and went to work for the FAA in Washington DC in 1997 in Presidential Movement, where he retired in 2007. He completed courses in Air Traffic Control School, Criminal Law, Flight School Commercial Helicopter, Speech, and Geology. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Professional Aeronautic 11-89 Magna Cum Laude. Terry was loved and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was a very smart man, kind soul, Loving Husband, Loving Son, and an amazing Brother and Uncle. He was also an excellent cook and host and a true friend. Terry is preceded in death by his wife Amy, his mother Margaret, and his Father Walter. He is survived by his brother Bob (Wanda) Snitselaar, his Brother Mike (Linda) VanSteenbergen, many nieces and nephews, Aunts and Uncles, and brothers and sisters in laws. Family and friends are invited to a gathering in honor of Terry at 617 Harwood Road, Harwood MD from 6pm-8pm on July 11th 2018. There will be an interment with honors for Terry at Arlington National Cemetery on July 12th 2018 at 1:00pm.

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