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Lucille J. Buikema

December 20, 1927 July 22, 2015
Lucille J. Buikema
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Obituary for Lucille J. Buikema

LUCILLE J. BUIKEMA, 87, of Fulton, IL, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, IA. Lucille was born December 20, 1927, in Thomson, IL, to Claus and Minnie (Legal) Prins. She was educated in the Thomson Grade School and was a graduate of Thomson High School. Lucille married Robert J. "Bob" Buikema on June 24, 1949, in Fulton, IL. He died December 21, 2010. Lucille was employed by the Burpee Seed Company in Clinton, IA and later worked as a library aide at the Fulton High School for 19 years before her retirement. She was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton, IL. Lucille enjoyed flowers, bird watching, embroidery, crocheting, baking, watching the Cubs, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include one daughter, Margaret (Robert) Norman of Clinton, IA; two grandchildren, Rebecca (David) Green and Nathan Norman; two great-grandchildren, Faith Green and Tyler Green; two nieces, Linda (Donald) Brady and Karen (Owen) Bouma; and one nephew, Kenneth (Donna) Buikema. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob; one daughter, Nancy Buikema; one sister, Dorothy Vogel; one brother-in-law, Gerald Buikema; and one nephew, Ronald Buikema.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Rev. Philip Stel " Pastor: First Christian Reformed Church " Fulton, ILVISITATION: 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL

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