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Ailko “Al” Vandenhazel

May 22, 2024

1932 – 2024

Ailko “Al” Vandenhazel passed beyond the veil on May 16, 2024 in West Jordan Utah among family members. Al was born on February 11, 1932 in Rotterdam, South Holland province, The Netherlands.

Al is preceded to eternity by his parents, four siblings, one son-in-law and two grandsons. Al was the third of six children born to Jan Vandenhazel & Alberdina Hogerman. Al is survived by his wife Maria, brother Bernard, seven children: Dean & (Nancy), Scott & (Anna), Michelle & (Mike Bowers), Kim & (Hollee), Erinn Dersaud, Patrick and Ammon along with seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Al worked as a laboratory technician in various hospitals and clinics in his career as well as a high school science/math teacher at South Gate HS in south central Los Angeles. Al’s academic career included education at Brigham Young University and University of Southern California which culminated in a Master’s Degree in Science.

Al served several LDS missions: two as a Stake missionary and one as a full-time missionary to The Netherlands, Europe. Al served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal.

Al will be commemorated at the Mount Pleasant 4th ward building located at 49 South State St in Mount Pleasant, Utah. Viewing will start at 9:30 AM on Friday, May 24th 2024 with the funeral service to follow at 11 AM. Al will be laid to his well deserved rest in the Mount Pleasant Utah cemetery. Friends, family and acquaintances are invited to attend Al’s final services to remember the life of one of the Lord’s faithful servants. Online condolence at www.rasmussenmortuary.com.