Celebrating the life of Wayne D. Huizenga
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His funeral service will be 10:30 AM Monday, June 28, 2021, at the Newton Zion Reformed Church in rural Erie, IL with Rev. Shannon Parrish officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, IL. Memorials have been established to Newton Zion Reformed Church and Fulton EMS.
Wayne was born August 21, 1939, in Clinton, IA, to Cornelius and Alice (Zeeryp) Huizenga. He was educated in the Garden Plain Grade School and was a graduate of Fulton High School in Fulton, IL. Wayne served in the National Guard. He married Nancy Tegeler on October 20, 1961, at Newton Zion Reformed Church. Wayne was first employed at Clinton Corn in Clinton, IA. He later owned and operated Huizenga Insurance Agency in Fulton, IL. Then in 1988, he merged with Cliff Wierenga Insurance Agency forming Huizenga and Wierenga Insurance Agency. Wayne retired on August 1, 2001. He was a member of Newton Zion Reformed Church where he served as an elder and deacon. Wayne enjoyed feeding the birds and watching the wildlife in the backyard. He coached baseball for many years in Fulton. He loved his ’56 Chevy Convertible and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Wayne’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, especially attending all the grandchildren’s activities.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy; one daughter, Laura Tabor of Cusseta, AL; three sons, Steven (Natalie) Huizenga of Hayward, WI; David (Traci) Huizenga and Randall (Tanya) Huizenga both of Fulton, IL; five grandchildren, Ashleigh Hankins, Tyler Hankins, Racheal Huizenga, Joshua Huizenga, and Joseph Huizenga; one step grandson, Timothy (Veronica) Leary; one step great-grandson, Lucas Leary; and one brother, Kenneth J. (Helga) Huizenga of Fulton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Ella Mae Bielema.
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1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
10465 Frog Pond Rd,
Erie, IL 61250
701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252