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Dorothy K. Bielema

July 26, 1930 June 30, 2024
Dorothy K. Bielema
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Obituary for Dorothy K. Bielema

DOROTHY K. BIELEMA, 93, of Resthave Home, Morrison, IL, died Sunday, June 30, 2024 at Resthave.


Her funeral service will be at 10:30 AM Saturday, July 6, 2024 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, officiated by Mr. Ken Renkes. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Friday, July 5, 2024 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in Fulton Township Cemetery. Memorials to First Christian Reformed Church, Unity Christian School and Serge - Craig & Vanessa Bielema (grandson) - Hope Hospital in Burundi, Africa for mission work have been established.


Dorothy was born July 26, 1930, in Fenton, IL, to Frank and Tena (Pessman) Feldt. She was educated at the Mount Hope School in rural Whiteside County, and then at Fulton High School, where she graduated from. On August 30, 1950 she married Dwayne P. Bielema in Garden Plain, IL. Dwayne died on March 25, 2001. Dorothy worked for Fidelity Life Insurance Company in Fulton, and then was employed in the cafeteria for 25 years with the Thomson, IL School District. Lastly, she worked at the former Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton. She was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton. Dorothy enjoyed sewing and cooking. Her greatest joy in life came from spending time with her children, grandchildren and family.


Survivors include three daughters, Linda (Ron) Merema of Fulton, Kathy (Larry) Hofman of Sanborn, IA and Beth (Dale) Wiersema of Fulton; two sons, Edwin (Deb) Bielema and Jim (Kay) Bielema, both of Fulton; fifteen grandchildren, Jeff (Karen) Merema, Mike (Amanda) Merema, Katie (Eric) Roquet; Karla (Aaron) Klein, Kevin (Ann) Hofman, Kyle Hofman, Kendall Hofman; Ashley (Spencer) Beekman, Kari (Levi) Ross; Nicholas Bielema, Jennifer (Teddy) Benfit, Julie (Chris) Cramer, Erica (Anthony) Motroni; Kristin Bielema, Craig (Vanessa) Bielema; twenty two great grandchildren; four sisters, Wilma Vander Eide of Fulton, Ruth (Don) Dykema of Morrison, Arlene Dykstra of Morrison and Karen (Allen) Tiesman of Fulton; one brother, Paul Feldt of Clinton, IA.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwayne P. Bielema.


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Visitation

Friday

5

Jul

5:00 PM 7/5/2024 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/5/2024 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

6

Jul

10:30 AM 7/6/2024 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fulton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252

701 Fowler Rd, Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Unity Christian Schools - Fulton, IL

Serge-Craig & Vanessa Bielema (grandson) - Hope Hospital in Burundi, Africa for Mission Work

First Christian Reformed Church

801 15th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
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