STANLEY GLEN VANDER MATEN, age 88, of Leota, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. He was born July 5, 1933, on the family farm on the end of Moulton Township, Murray County, to G. John and Harriet (Noteboom) Vander Maten. Stan attended the Leota Christian School until he began at Southwest Christian School in Edgerton. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Stan married Marlys Prins on November 5, 1954, at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. In 1955, the couple began farming on the family farm in Moulton Township and continued to farm until 1998, when they moved into Leota.
He was a member of the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota, the church counsel, the Southwest Christian School Board, the Coop Oil Board and the Edgerton American Legion. He also enjoyed many years of wintering in Arizona where they met many friends. Stan also enjoyed many years and made many good memories hunting.
Stan is survived by his wife, Marlys, Edgerton; five children, Debra and Lloyd Albers, Sioux Falls, SD; Darla Faber, Luverne; Scott Vander Maten and Dean Ottman, Cape Coral, FL; Steven and Lisa Vander Maten, Edgerton; and DeeAnn and Terry Jansma, Doon, IA; sixteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Beyenhof, Luverne; and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Vander Maten, Corson, SD.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Merlin and John Jr., son-in-law, Robert Faber, on February 8, 1999; and a greatgrandson, Kyle Robert Faber, on January 11, 2008.
Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Friday, May 13, at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Funeral will be Saturday, May 14, at 11 am at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Burial with full military honors will be in the Leota Community Cemetery.
Dingmann Funeral Home & The Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements