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Obituary for Clarence G. Dykstra
CLARENCE G. DYKSTRA, 79, of Harbor Crest Nursing Home, Fulton, IL, died Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at the nursing home. Clarence was born July 21, 1927 in Ustick Township, IL to Jacob J. and Pearl (Huizenga) Dykstra. He was educated in the Fulton schools. He served in the U.S. Army in the 90th Field Artillery Battalion during the Korean War. Clarence married Elizabeth "Betty" Frahm on October 3, 1953 in Fulton. She died in February of 1969. He later married Marilyn Carpenter on March 26, 1970 in Fulton. Clarence and Marilyn renewed their wedding vows while at sea aboard the Hawaiian Floating Island on Dec. 18, 1996. He retired from Laborers Local #309 in Rock Island, IL. Clarence was a member of the Fulton American Legion and Clinton AMVETS Post #28. He had been a member of the Fulton Presbyterian Church. He liked bowling, traveling, camping, and boating. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; four daughters, Mrs. Claudia Bognanno of Peoria, AZ; Paula (Mrs. Jeff) Rolston of Fulton; Sara (Mrs. Mark) Johnson of Erie, IL and Sandra (Mrs. Virgil, Jr.) Hartman of Fulton; three sons, Glenn and David Dykstra both of Fulton, IL and Stan (Marge) Rolston of Clinton, IA; nineteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; one great great grandson; one sister, Marian (Mrs. Elmer) Vogel of Fulton. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth "Betty"; one sister, Verna Huizenga, and two brothers, Jake and Marv Dykstra.
FUNERAL SERVICE 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2007 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING Rev. Wendell Davelaar " Pastor of First Christian Reformed Church "Fulton, IL VISITATION 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL with military funeral honors