Van Vliet, Philip Stanley | SierraSun.com

Van Vliet, Philip Stanley

Philip Stanley Van Vliet, 58, a former Truckee resident, died Aug. 15. He was born in 1946.He attended Truckee schools and graduated from Truckee High School. Van Vliet lived and worked in Truckee for 37 years before relocating to Auburn, Calif. He worked at the mill and with the hospital maintenance staff at Tahoe Forest Hospital.Among his survivors are his mother, Gladys Van Vliet, a brother, Gary Lewis and sister-in-law, Jeanette Lewis.Van Vliet was an avid camper and fisherman and enjoyed spending time in the Sierra fishing on the lakes and streams.No service is planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Sierra Bible Church Contact 587-6025 to make giving arrangements.