Senator Richard P. Vande Hoef View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/20/2020
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 69 (1981) - 74 (1991)
House: 75 (1993) - 77 (1997)
Home County: Osceola
Richard P. Vande Hoef
Osceola County
Birth: May 15, 1925, Boyden. Parents: Paul and Maggie Vande Hoef. Education: Attended area schools. Military service: Served 2 years in the U.S. Army during World War II. Spouse: Harriet Van Der Maten, 1946. Children: 1 daughter, Judith; 3 sons: Dennis, Duane, and Brian. Activities: Farmer. Received the Osceola County Farm Bureau Service to Agriculture Award, 1979. Member and elder of Ocheyedan Christian Reformed Church. Member: American Legion, Osceola County Farm Bureau, Osceola County Cattleman's Association and Pork Producers. Board member: Village Northwest Unlimited, Sheldon, and Farm Service Company, 12 years. Osceola County Republican chair for 6 years. Term: Third.