Lyn Ruth VanRandwyk, daughter of Gerrit H. (1923-2014) and Evelyn Ruth (Haltrop) (1927-2012) VanRandwyk, was born 1 July 1952 Muskegon County, Michigan. Lyn's father was a World War II Army veteran who moved his family to Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan in 1965. Lyn graduated from Okemos High School in 1970.
On 1 July 1978, West Chicago, Illinois, Lyn wed Bruce Edward Corey. Bruce was born 6 January 1952, Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Lyn and Bruce settled in Lawson, Missouri where they raised 2 sons; Justin and Steven. The city of Lawson sets within 3 Missouri counties; Clay, Clinton and Ray.
Lyn succumbed to cancer at Liberty Hospital, Lawson on 1 September 2005. Bruce, son of Edward Arthur and Barbara Ruth (Broadbent) Corey, died 22 July 2010. Bruce was interred Prairie Ridge Cemetery, Polo, Caldwell County, Missouri. Lyn's final resting place is not known.