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The Rev. Richard Vos July 18, 1918 - Sept. 3, 2008

SUMMERLAND, Calif. -- The Rev. Richard Nance Vos, 90, of Summerland, Calif., died Sept. 3 at home.

The service was held Sept. 8 at Summerland Presbyterian Church.

He was born July 18, 1918, in Roseland to Nanko and Grace (Marcus) Vos. He attended Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, Central College in Pella, Iowa, and New Brunswick Theological Seminary at Rutgers University where he was ordained in 1947.

He served churches in New York, North Dakota and California, retiring in 1997.

He is survived by his wife: Frances; one daughter: Josilyn (and Roger) Gayhard; stepchildren: Jennifer (and Roger) Slorah, Jeff Borgeson and Jay (and Jamie) Borgeson; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.