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Arlene Eissens

August 12, 1925 July 17, 2016
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ARLENE EISSENS, 90, of Resthave Home in Morrison, IL, formerly of Thomson, IL, died Sunday July 17, 2016 at Resthave Home.Arlene was born August 12, 1925, in Fulton, IL, to Jerry G. and Grace (Hook) Sikkema. She was educated in the Fulton and Thomson, IL schools. Arlene married Charlie E. Eissens on February 11, 1943, in Fulton. He died September 6, 2003. She and Charlie farmed and raised their four children in rural Thomson, IL. She was a member of Spring Valley Reformed Church in Fulton. Arlene loved sewing, crocheting and many other crafts. She was known for her home cooked meals. Survivors include three daughters, Lynne Keneson of Crown Point, IN, Audrey (Mark) Kooi of Morrison, IL, and Arlette Snyder of Savanna, IL; one son, James (Peggy) Eissens of Morrison; seven grandchildren: Michael (Noel) Keneson, Tracy (Roger) Van Drunen, Matt (Kathryn) Kooi, David (Kat) Kooi, Nathan Kooi, Jeff (Deb) Eissens, Janelle Kehl; thirteen great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Pauline Kitteringham of Clinton, IA; one brother, Russell (Darlene) Sikkema of Fulton, IL.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charlie; two sisters, Henrietta Maring and Renette Swanson; two brothers, Gaylord and Allen Sikkema; four great grandchildren.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 22, 2016 at Spring Valley Reformed Church in Fulton, ILIMPORTANT UPDATE! The funeral service location has been changed from Spring Valley Reformed Church to the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. The day and time remains the same.OFFICIATING: Rev. Ralph Beidler, Pastor of Spring Valley Reformed ChurchVISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeInterment: Fulton Township Cemetery

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