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David Mulder

DOON, IOWA – David John Mulder, 37, of Doon, died in his home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 after his battle to acute myeloid leukemia that began May 25, 2016.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Doon United Reformed Church in Doon, Iowa with Pastor Mike Altena officiating. A luncheon will follow the service with burial at Hillside Cemetery at 2:45 p.m. Visitation with the family present will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the church. The Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley, Iowa is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com. Memorials may be directed to David’s family.

David John Mulder was born September 30, 1980 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the son of Leon and Shirley (Vander Ziel) Mulder. The family moved to Doon when he was 3 months old and David has lived in Doon the rest of his life. David married Joy Bleyenberg on December 27, 2003 at the First Reformed Church in Doon. David had various jobs prior to working in service for Automated Waste Systems in Hull, Iowa beginning in 2002. He then started in sales in 2003 selling equipment for AWS through Mulder Equipment Sales.

David took pride in his work, loved shooting guns, racing, and riding 4-wheelers. He was a family man and wanted his children to know God.

David is survived by his wife, Joy and 3 children, Jackson, Kendra, and Elijah; his parents, Leon and Shirley Mulder of Doon; 2 sisters, Sheila (Bart) Weaver of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Amy (Randy) Brands of Boyden, Iowa; Joy’s parents, Art and Mary Bleyenberg of Hull; a brother-in-law, Aaron (Kim) Bleyenberg of Tatum, New Mexico; 3 sisters-in-law, Marideth (Mike) Van Otterloo of Hull, Janae (Kyle) Vander Schaaf of Hull, and Janeane (Chris) Van Ginkel of Doon.

David was preceded in death by a brother, Dan Mulder; and grandparents, Alvin and Rose Mulder and John and Gertrude Vander Ziel.

Visitation with the family

Friday December 29, 2017 , 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Doon United Reformed Church

Funeral Service

Saturday December 30, 2017 , 11:00 AM at Doon United Reformed Church

Facts Born: September 30, 1980
Place of Birth: Sioux Falls, SD
Death: December 27, 2017
Place of Death: Doon, IA

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Bob and Etta VanDyke

Joy and family, you have our sincere Christian sympathy. He is in heaven, we can only imagine what heaven is like, no more suffering.


hank blankespoor

Joy,Jackson,Kendra,&Elijah We express our deepest Christian sympathy to you and your whole family.Our prayer is that the Lord will grant peace and comfort that can only come from him.


Todd Brink

Leon and family .
So sorry to hear of Dave's passing , may God give you comfort in this trying and difficult time. I feel very blessed to have known Dave in the time God shared him on this earth. He will be greatly missed and I look forward to seeing him again someday in heaven.


Deb Koster

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.Dave is now healed and with his Lord



My sympathy to the family I will always remember him and I growing up together


Rodney & Kate Mulder

You and your family have our sympathy.


Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM