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Obituary for Audrey R. Sikkema
AUDREY R. SIKKEMA, 75, of 611 " 11th Avenue, Fulton, IL, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA. Audrey was born September 22, 1933, in Ustick Township, IL, to Henry and Effie (Brondyke) Dornbush. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and graduated from Erie High School in Erie, IL. She married Vernon E. Sikkema on August 14, 1952, in Fulton, IL. Audrey was employed by the former Fidelity Life Insurance Company of Fulton. She was a member of Second Reformed Church in Fulton. She belonged to the church"s Willing Worker Society and served as a nursery volunteer for the church"s Coffee Break program. She volunteered for the Fulton Community Fund Drive and was a Cub Scout Den Mother. She enjoyed cooking and collecting cook books. Survivors include three daughters, Karen (Dean) Eganhouse of Fulton, Pam (Mike) Michaelsen of Low Moor, IA and Marcia Kutzli of Fulton; two sons, Dale (Jolene) Sikkema of Fulton, and Ray Jeff Sikkema of Fulton; seven grandchildren, Trisha and Heather Eganhouse, Michael C. and Matthew Michaelsen, Stephanie (Ryan) Voss, Jennifer Sikkema and fianc"e Nathan Bormann, Eric Sikkema and fianc"e Tori Van Zuiden; two great grandchildren, Adrianna VanPelt and Jacob Voss; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Port of Lyndon, IL, Mrs. Phyllis Geerts of Albany, IL, Sharon (David) Ottens of Morrison, IL, four brothers, Eugene (Betty) Dornbush of Albany, IL, Harlan Dornbush of Erie, IL, Les (Julie) Dornbush of Fulton, IL and Allen Dornbush of Albany, IL. She was preceded in death by twin granddaughters; two sisters, Kathryn Dornbush and Shirley Dornbush, in infancy.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 PM Saturday " April 11, 2009 at the Fulton Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home OFFICIATING: Rev. Scott Stephan " Pastor: Second Reformed Church " Fulton, ILVISITATION 4:00 " 7:00 PM Friday " April 10, 2009 at the Fulton Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL