Houttuin, Dr. Erik
Date: Memorial Gathering: Saturday, January 2, 2010
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins Ave, Festus, MO
Date: Saturday, January 2, 2010
Time: 4:00 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Boys Town of Missouri, P.O. Box 189, St James, MO 65559 or Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001-5004
Dr. Erik Houttuin, 73, of Festus entered into rest on December 23, 2009 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was the Assistant Director of Urology at St Louis University from 1977 to 1990 then continued his private practice as a urological surgeon. He was a member of the American Urological Association, the Missouri Medical Society and previously played for the Holland Olympic basketball team.
Born March 11, 1936, in Indonesia to the late Wiebe and Johanna (Westerveke) Houttuin. He is survived by his wife: Leslie Ann (Eastcott) Houttuin; sons: Robert (Stephanie) Houttuin of Canada, Roland (Samantha) Houttuin of Union, MO, Derrick (Sarah) Taylor of Festus, MO; daughters: Monica (Phil)Houttuin Klemme of Union, MO, Erika (Greg) Houttuin Streeter of Wildwood, MO, Melissa (Derek) Houttuin-Sullivan of Hallsville, MO and Melinda Lee Houttuin of Hallsville, MO; brother: Bernard (Anneke) Houttuin of Holland; grandchildren: Marielle, Robert Jr., Hailey, Willem, Olivia, Andrew, Emma, Addison and Annika. Dr. Houttuin was a friend and mentor to many people. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Christian Houttuin and a brother: Jan (the late Betty Jo) Houttuin.