Richard "Van" Elmer VAN DUZEN

March 14, 1941July 10, 2018

Richard “Van” Van Duzen, 77, of Las Vegas, a retired commercial journeyman air-conditioning and refrigeration technician, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

Van was born on March 14, 1941 in Hazel Park, Detroit, MI to Elmer and Arline Van Duzen (nee Sutton) and was a Las Vegas resident for 18 years. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Beverly and Glen. He is survived by Vivian, his beloved wife of 43 years; seven children and their spouses, Heather, Kimberly, Jennifer, Julie, Gary, Bradley, and Gregory; and five grandchildren, Miranda, Berkley, Jessica, Amanda, and Tyler. Memorial services are private. Family requests that memorial donations be sent to the charity of your choice. King David Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


  • Elmer Beverly Van Duzen, Father
  • Arline Van Duzen (Sutton), Mother
  • Vivian Van Duzen (Saul), Wife
  • Beverly Van Duzen, Brother
  • Glen Van Duzen, Brother
  • Heather, Daughter
    Elizabeth, Daughter
    Kimberly, Daughter
    Julie, Daughter
    Jennifer, Daughter
    Gary, Son
    Bradley, Son
    Gregory, Son
    Grandchildren - Miranda, Berkley, Jessica, Amanda, and Tyler


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Richard "Van" Elmer VAN DUZEN

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Carol Hutner

July 17, 2018

Vivian, I was saddened to hear of your loved one passing. My sympathies to you and yours.