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Obituary for Alice M. Sikkema-Tiesman
ALICE M. SIKKEMA-TIESMAN, 92, of Wyndcrest Nursing Home, Clinton, IA, died Friday December 28, 2007 at the nursing home. Alice was born April 8, 1915, in Fulton, IL, to Charles and Anne (Wiersema) Meinsma. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. She married George W. Sikkema on March 3, 1938 in Fulton, IL. He died on July 5, 1965. She then married Henry J. Tiesman on May 3, 1969 in Fulton. He died April 28, 1990. She was employed by Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton as a nurse"s aid. She was a former member of First Reformed Church in Fulton, and the church"s Helping Hand Society. She is a member of Second Reformed Church in Fulton, and a member of the church"s Ladies Aid Society. Survivors include two daughters, Ruth (Mrs. Henry) Perdue of Lanark, IL and Judith (Mrs. Randy) Holesinger of Fulton, IL; two sons, Wilfred (Delores) Sikkema of Clinton, IA and Arnold Sikkema of Morrison, IL; five step-daughters, Darlene (Mrs. Raymond) Hook of Morrison, IL, Mae (Mrs. Paul) Haan of Lansing, MI, Pat (Mrs. Ronald) Hanson of Morrison, IL, Sharon (Mrs. Paul) Walters of Morrison, IL, and Cindy (Mrs. Alan) Krontz of Edwardsville, IL; one step-son, Larry (Judy) Tiesman of Albany, IL; eleven grandchildren; fifteen step-grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; thirty-one step great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; five step great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn (Mrs. Orville) Buikema of Clinton, IA; two brothers, Henry (Marian) Meinsma of Fulton, IL and Wilbur Meinsma of Albany, IL. She was preceded in death by two husbands, one step grandchild; one sister, MaryAnn Engelkens; one brother, John Meinsma.
FUNERAL SERVICE 10:30 AM Monday " December 31, 2007 at the Fulton Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING Rev. Scott Stephan " Pastor: Second Reformed Church " Fulton, IL VISITATION 9:00 AM until time of funeral service Monday " December 31, 2007 at the Fulton Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL