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Obituary for Marion Buikema
MARION BUIKEMA, 90, of 13545 Treva Drive, Morrison, IL died Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA. Marion was born on February 16, 1918 in Fulton, IL to Louis and Mary (Newendyke) Buikema. He attended the Lockhart Grade School in rural Fulton, IL. He married Gertrude M. Tiesman on December 28, 1944 in Fulton, IL. Marion farmed along with his wife in the rural Fulton, IL area. He was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude; three daughters, Shirley (Mrs. Arlyn) Schroeder of Morrison, IL, Sharon (Mrs. Mark) Morris of West Bend, WI, Sandy Schipper of Morrison, IL; nine grandchildren, Deborah (Mrs. Eric) Wallace, Deanna (Sean Kelly) Thompson, Julie Schroeder, Jill (Mrs. Jason) Smith, Steve (Ani) Drolema, Kristy (Mrs. Marvin) VanderWiel, Mark Drolema, Jamie Drolema, Stacey (Tim Villa) Decker; two step-grandchildren, Adam & Ryan Morris; thirteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy (Allen) Poel of Morrison, IL, Mrs. Luella Deelsnyder of Clinton, IA; one brother, Louis (Helen) Buikema of Fulton, IL. He was preceded in death by five sisters, Winnie VanZuiden, Lucy Pessman, Jenny Beckman, Nellie Klimstra, Tina Sissing; two brothers, Henry & Walter Buikema.
FUNERAL SERVICE WHEN AND WHERE: 10:30 AM, Monday, September 15, 2008 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING CLERGY Rev. Thomas R. Petty, Pastor of the Morrison United Methodist Church VISITATION 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Sunday, September 14, 2008 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL