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Obituary for Marvin E. Zaagman
MARVIN E. ZAAGMAN, 94, of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the nursing home. Marvin was born September 23, 1921, in Fenton, IL, to John and Grace (Schaver) Zaagman. He was educated at the Green School of Lyndon, IL. On October 5, 1943 he married Nellie Port in Lyndon. Marvin was first employed as a hired man for Ren Port, Carl Hammer and various other farmers in the Lyndon area. He then farmed in the Lyndon area. He was a member of the Morrison Christian Reformed Church where he served as an elder, deacon and was the chairman of the Building Committee. He was also a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling and golfing. Marvin was a sports fan and enjoyed following his great grandchildren and the church youth in their sporting activities. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and a Chicago Bulls fan. Survivors include his wife, Nellie; one daughter, Linda (Ronald) Wilkens of Morrison; two grandchildren, Lori Hutchison and Jeffrey (Chris) Wilkens; seven great grandchildren, Emily, Ian, Katie, Sarah Hutchison, Corbin, Drew and Lexi Wilkens; three step great grandchildren; one step great-great grandchild; a brother, Harold (Betty) Zaagman of Morrison; a sister-in-law, Janet Port of Lyndon, IL. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Lester Zaagman.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 AM, Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home CO-OFFICIATING: Rev. Kevin VerHoeven, Pastor of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Fulton, IL, and Rev. Bruce Vaandrager VISITATION: 9:30 AM Monday, June 20, 2016, until the time of the service, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home INTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery – Morrison, IL