James Van Hoorn

Date of Death: 
Friday, December 6, 2019

James (Jim) William Van Hoorn, 59, Woodstock, IL, died Thursday, December 6, 2019, in his home.

Jim was born December 29, 1959, in Highland Park, IL. He grew up in Lake Zurich, IL. Jim is survived by his children, Nathan, Natalie and Nolan; his mother, Glenda F Van Hoorn; two brothers, John (Tammy) and Bert (Dawn) and two sisters, Jeanne (Keith) Wiesbrock and Jan (Ron) Renn. He was preceded in death by his father, Adrian and two nephews, KC Wiesbrock and Sam Wiesbrock.

Jim was very, very proud of his beautiful children. He loved working with and cultivating plants. Jim named multiple plants after family members. The plants, Hosta Adrian’s Glory and Eupatorium Glenda, named after both his parents, are part of his legacy. He was an outdoor enthusiast and enjoyed most any activity that would allow him to be outside.

A memorial will be held in the Spring of 2020.

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
Memorial service to be held in Spring of 2020


Bruce Zarek
He was a great guy. Loved his sailboat.
Jack Schultz
Will miss Jimmy. Had lots of great times together!!!❤️❤️❤️
Julie Daleo
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember our years up at the lake. John and Jim taught me how to ski. I’ll never forget that. I love you all and may God find peace for all of you. I’m so very sorry....’