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Obituary for Laurie J. Wierenga
LAURIE J. WIERENGA, 54, of Fulton, IL, died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mercy Living Center South in Clinton, IA. Laurie was born May 21, 1962, in Rockford, IL, to Bobby G. and Joan (Garman) Letsinger Sr. She was a 1980 graduate of Auburn High School in Rockford and a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN, where she studied Elementary and Early Childhood education. In 2003 she received a Masters in Education from St. Xavier University, in Chicago, IL. She married Daniel Pierce in June of 1990. He died April 18, 2006. On March 21, 2008 she married Daniel H. Wierenga in Maui, Hawaii. Laurie was employed by the Rockford, IL School District as a kindergarten teacher. She was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Clinton, IA. The most important aspect of her life was her relationship with Jesus Christ. A memorial to Unity Christian Schools has been established. Survivors include her husband, Daniel; one daughter, Tabitha Pierce of Clinton, IA; one son, Troy Pierce of DeKalb, IL; five step-children; one granddaughter, Aleigha Coon; six step grandchildren; her mother, Joan Letsinger of Loves Park, IL; two sisters, Cheryl (Russ) Lester and Lucinda (John) Guler; four brothers, Michael (Brenda) Letsinger, Marvin (Kathy) Letsinger, Wendell (Debra) Letsinger and Bobby (Debbie) Letsinger Jr. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Bob G. Letsinger Sr. and her first husband, Daniel Pierce.
CREMATION RITES HAVE BEEN ACCORDED MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at Clinton Evangelical Free Church in Clinton, IA OFFICIATING: Pastor Tom Loyola of Clinton Evangelical Free Church MEMORIAL VISITATION: 5:00 TO 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Fulton, IL ADDITIONAL MEMORIAL SERVICE: An additional memorial service will be held in Rockford, IL at a later date INTERMENT: At a later date, Calvary Cemetery, Winnebago, IL