Denise Eileen (Faust) VanTol
October 19, 1984 ~ October 28, 2023
Denise Eileen (Faust) VanTol, 39 of Lansing, formerly of Hampton Twp., our loving wife, free-spirited daughter, cherished sister, aunt and friend passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at McLaren-Greater Lansing with her family by her side.
Denise was born on October 19, 1984, the daughter of Randy (Lori) VanTol and Jeannie (Ron) Rabadue. She attended Bay City Central and went on to work for Walgreen’s. While at work, she met Kurt Faust, they dated, fell in love and were united in marriage on March 30, 2022. They enjoyed making trips to their favorite Mexican restaurant in Eaton Rapids for wet burritos. While her time here on earth was short, being the adventurous person she was, Denise could often be found enjoying the solitude of the outdoors kayaking, fishing and watching Law & Order: SVU. Some of her favorite times were spent on the family Centennial Farm, riding in her Grandpa’s 1988 black Chevy truck and attending concerts with her sister.
She was a humble person who touched the lives of countless individuals with her radiant smile and genuine kindness. Her warm-hearted nature and unwavering support uplifted those around her, making her a beloved friend, confidante, and a beacon of light in times of darkness. Denise had a smile that could melt the hardest of hearts. Her infectious laughter will forever be remembered by those that loved and adored her. Her resilience and unwavering dedication to those she loved will live on in their memories.
Along with her parents, Denise leaves to carry on her legacy her husband, Kurt Faust; siblings, Hope (Eric) Fowler and Lesley (Ed) Bodrie; step-brother, Scott Martinson, step-sister, Michelle (Tim) Ziegler, step-brother, Bill (Yasha) Rabadue, step-sister, Jill Maziarz; sister-in-law, Rebecca (Ryan) Perry, brothers-in-law, Thomas (Danielle) Faust and Matthew (Tawni) Faust; her nieces and nephews, Sophia Fowler, Sydney Fowler, Blake Martinson, R.J Perry, Ralina Perry, Isaiah Faust, Elijah Faust, Micah Faust, Parker Faust and Paisley Faust; special friend, Janelle Connaghan; mother-in-law, Lynn Tinkham and several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Glen and Nancy Solomon and Eileen and Virgil “Fid” VanTol; uncle and godfather, Timothy VanToland, and father-in-law, Owen Faust.
Denise’s family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, November 3, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 821 N. Pine Rd., between Ridge & Center. Memorial contributions may be directed to Mitten Mutts or Recovery Pathways. Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at www.skorupskis.com.
Visiting: November 3, 2023 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Bay County
821 N. Pine Rd.
Essexville, MI 48732
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Denise Eileen (Faust) VanTol 's name.