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Alan E. Bielema

September 6, 1960 January 4, 2023
Alan E. Bielema
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ALAN E. BIELEMA, 62, of Fulton, IL, died Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at his home.

A private graveside service will be held at Lusk Cemetery in Albany, IL. There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. A memorial has been established.

Alan was born September 6, 1960, in Clinton, IA, to Harold and Nancy (Holcomb) Bielema. He graduated from Fulton High School in 1978. In 1976, he was on the State Championship Football Team and is in the Fulton Hall of Fame. He first married Lisa Cassens and they had one son, Shane Bielema. He later married Jill Lutz-McCrea and they had two sons, Benjamin and Brigham Bielema. Al worked at 3M for 37 years. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening, especially tending to his vegetable garden, hunting and winter snow-sledding. He was an avid Chicago Bears and Fighting Illini fan.

Survivors include three sons, Shane Bielema of Dixon, IL, Ben Bielema and Brig Bielema both of Clinton, IA; one sister, Sheila (Dave) VenHuizen of Fulton, IL; one brother, Kevin Bielema of Albany, IL; two nieces, Mandy (Lance) Walker and Hannah (Michael) Watson; one nephew, Tanner (Taitum Huisenga) VenHuizen; several great nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother in infancy, Terry Bielema;

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Lusk Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

Albany, IL
Albany, IL 61230

Albany, IL Albany 61230 IL
United States

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