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Gertrude Huizenga

March 27, 1935 March 19, 2021
Gertrude Huizenga
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Obituary for Gertrude Huizenga

GERTRUDE “GERTIE” HUIZENGA, 85, of Morrison, IL, died Friday, March 19, 2021, at KSB Hospital in Dixon, IL.

A private family funeral service will be held at the Morrison Chapel of Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home preceded by a private family visitation. Ken Renkes will officiate. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial to Ebenezer Reformed Church has been established.

Gertie was born March 27, 1935, at home in Morrison, to John and Jennie (Brontsma) Baar. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County schools and was a graduate of Erie High School. Gertie married Elmer G. Huizenga on December 10, 1954, at Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison. She drove school bus for R.C. Smith for 27 years. Gertie was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison for 65 years. She was a 4-H leader for Fenton Homemakers and Fenton Wizards. She loved working in her yard and gardening. Gertie enjoyed baking, sewing, singing, and dancing to Dutch music.

Survivors include her husband, Elmer; three daughters, Betty (John Danko) Bower of Murfreesboro, TN, Nancy (Jerry) Rutledge of Morrison, IL, and Debbie (Craig) Hills of Dixon, IL; one son, Tom (Kristi) Huizenga of Morrison, IL; eleven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gary Dale Huizenga; one granddaughter, Abbie Marie Huizenga; and one brother, Bernie Baar.

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Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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