Erin VandenBos

Erin VandenBos


November 11, 2003 - April 24, 2024


Erin VandenBos, 20, of Mitchell, SD, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2024, in Mitchell. Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 1, at Assembly of God Church in Mitchell.

Erin Lynn VandenBos was born November 11, 2003, to Hannah (Frey) and Roger VandenBos in Mitchell, SD.

Erin was a bright, cheerful young woman who loved God with all her heart. She loved her family, car racing, gardening, theatre, music, and reading. She worked at Little Learners daycare for the last two years. She also worked at County Fair, Perkins, Ruby Tuesdays. Erin loved cheese, chicken nuggets, Starbucks and was a bass-head like her stepdad. Erin would often dye her hair as she loved trying new colors. She would get excited when someone would turn on the music to YMCA and the Macarena. Erin would also go to Nana’s and stay for a girls’ night out. Erin was looking forward to helping her mother garden in the spring. She would help out at church with the youth girls. She felt God wanted her to work with youth. She also assisted on the worship team on Sunday mornings and in the nursery. She would go to kids’ camp and help as a counselor.

Erin is survived by her parents, Roger VandenBos of Platte and Hannah (Shawn) Holland of Mitchell; and siblings: Christopher (Katie) Holland, Terrain Holland, Sean Holland, Jordan VandenBos, Sonya Spinella, Joshua VandenBos, Maeson Holland, and Daniel Holland.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandpa and grandma Lucky, great-grandpa, Dale Franssens, great-grandma, Lois VandenBos, great-grandpa, Fred VandenBos, and cousin, Tobias Johnson-Frey.


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
10:30 AM
Assembly of God Church
220 W 19th Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Posted by Heidi Eitemiller on May 1, 2024
I am so sad to see this. I was Erin's PE teacher at Longfellow and she was always so sweet and polite. I am praying for her family during this difficult time.
Posted by Rebecca Millan on May 1, 2024
I'm so sorry to hear of Erin's passing. I was Erin's Civics teacher during her freshman year at Mitchell High School. Although I didn't have the pleasure of having her as a student again, I remember her as a very kind person. My thoughts are with her family and friends.
Posted by Deb, Rich, and Jordan Platt on May 1, 2024
So, so sorry to hear of your loss. May God surround you with His love and compassion at this most difficult time. I remember the times Erin was in our home and how kind and loving she was to everyone. We are lifting your entire family in prayer.
Posted by Julia Platt on May 1, 2024
So sorry for your loss. Erin was such a joy to be around and always had a positive attitude. We had lots of laughs and good times together. I will miss her and be praying for her whole family.
Posted by Donna Appletoft on April 30, 2024
Hannah and family, we are so heartbroken for you with the passing of Erin. Our prayers are with you.
Posted by Jodi Ringling-Reehl on April 30, 2024
I sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to all of you.
Posted by Mica Balster on April 30, 2024
I am so sorry for the loss of Erin. Praying for all of you.🙏
Posted by Jackie VandenBos on April 30, 2024
I will always remember Erin as a sweet, gentle girl. I am lift up the entire family in your loss. Sending love to all of you.
Posted by Izzy on April 28, 2024
Erin was the reason I came to god and help me through one of my darkest times and was by my side when I went to youth camp.. she will be missed she was the most loving caring lady that u will ever know. Love and miss u Erin izzg
Posted by Regan Cowins on April 28, 2024
I remember being a Freshman and being best friends with Erin. We bought matching stuffed animals and we were in SPOOFED together. She was so nice, sweet and so very kind. She helped me with so many things and I miss her completely. I send my best regards and condolences to her family.
Posted by Brittney on April 28, 2024
Erin was a very nice person & will be missed by many. My condolences to the family & loved ones.
Posted by Pam (Vandenbos) Groebner on April 28, 2024
My heartfelt condolences and prayers for all the family. Erin was such a sweet little girl, which is how I remember her.
Posted by JoNell DeHaan on April 28, 2024
May God grant your soul eternal rest and let perpetual light shine upon you. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Deb Tilton on April 28, 2024
To Erin’s family and friends, I’m so sorry for your loss.. you are all in my thoughts and prayers..
Posted by Shannon V on April 27, 2024
I briefly attended college with Erin--we were in the same first year integration class. She was such a sweetheart and will be missed.
Posted by Lexi Nelson on April 26, 2024
You were so sweet and kind I have no words I know that we met through Sean but my heart hurts I miss you rest in peace 💔
Posted by Rodney on April 26, 2024
You will be missed greatly
Posted by Kay Holland on April 26, 2024
Erin was a very sweet bubbly young woman who always brought light into a room with her smile...she will be missed RIP are in good hands in the arms of Jesus😍
Posted by Diane Way on April 26, 2024
I am heartbroken to see this… Erin was such a sweet person. Praying hard for her family at this very sad time.
Posted by Sierra Gambsky on April 26, 2024
I don't know what to say, I lost one my good old friends. Erin helped me out my Freshman year and helped me when we were in SPOOFED. She was an amazing person. I miss her completely. Erin was very compassionate. My condolences goes to her family
Posted by Kayla Lux on April 26, 2024
I have loved working with Erin and getting to know her these last two years! She is such a kind soul, vibrant, and willing to help and jump in for anyone. She will be deeply missed and will be in my thoughts and prayers!
Posted by Mary on April 26, 2024
I do not know this beautiful young woman or her family, but I pray for God’s strength and love through this painful time, for her family and friends.
Posted by Ava and Anna Gardner on April 26, 2024
Rest in peace, sweet, young lady. Our condolences to the family.
Posted by Alicia fisher on April 26, 2024
So sorry for ur loss, Erin was so loved and will be missed, my son goes to the daycare she worked at
Posted by Jo Oberg on April 26, 2024
My heart breaks for what you, Hannah, Shawn and family, are going through. My prayers are with you now and in the time to come. Erin was such a sweetheart and very kind person.
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