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Frances Houzenga

March 30, 1937 June 5, 2018
Frances Houzenga
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FRANCES HOUZENGA, 81, of Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Edie Lenz, Pastor of First Reformed Church in Fulton. The visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7th at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in Fulton Township Cemetery.

Frances was born on March 30, 1937 in Newton Township, IL, to Peter and Florence (Geerts) VanderVinne. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and was a graduate of Morrison High School. She married Bernard “Bun” Houzenga on April 20, 1956, in Fulton. Frances was a homemaker, and enjoyed baking, gardening and canning fruits and vegetables. She was a member of First Reformed Church in Fulton. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial to First Reformed Church has been established.

Survivors include her husband, Bun; two daughters, Deb (Bill) Swanson of Morrison and Sheila (Mark) Richmond of Tampico, IL; one son, Dewey (Melissa) Houzenga of Morrison; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Balk of Pella, IA and Dorothy Vanderlaan-Johnson of Morrison; one brother, Maurice VanderVinne of Morrison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Rhonda Houzenga; two sisters, Pauline Pruis and Louise E. Bielema.

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Visitation

Thursday

7

Jun

4:00 PM 6/7/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/7/2018 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States

Service

Friday

8

Jun

10:30 AM 6/8/2018 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel

1500 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252

Bosma-Renkes - Fulton Chapel
1500 10th Avenue Fulton 61252 IL
United States
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