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Nellie Zaagman

January 24, 1924 May 2, 2019
Nellie Zaagman
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Obituary for Nellie Zaagman

NELLIE ZAAGMAN, 95, of Morrison, IL, died Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Resthave Home in Morrison.

Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with visitation from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Rev. Kevin Ver Hoeven, pastor of Thrive Ministries Morrison Campus, will officiate. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Memorials to Resthave Home in Morrison and Self Help Enterprises in Sterling, IL have been established.

Nellie was born January 24, 1924, in Lyndon, IL, to Ren and Jennie (Bush) Port. She attended Lyndon Grade Schools and was a graduate of Lyndon High School. Nellie married Marvin E. Zaagman on October 5, 1943, in Lyndon. He died June 14, 2016.
Nellie first worked for the Savanna Ordinance Depot, then worked for Harrington Brothers Grocery Store in Lyndon, then worked at the Morrison Community Hospital. Nellie worked for Dr. Richard and Dr. Isaac Vandermyde and Dr. Richard Londo’s offices. She also worked for the Whiteside County Health Department. Nellie was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Morrison, where she participated in Ladies Aid and Golden Hour. She was a member of the Morrison Hospital Auxiliary and Resthave Auxiliary.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda (Ronald) Wilkens of Morrison, IL; two grandchildren, Lori Hutchison and Jeffrey (Chris) Wilkens both of Morrison; seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Ian, Katie, and Sarah Hutchison; Corbin, Drew, and Lexi Wilkens; three step great-grandchildren; and one step great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; two sisters, Dorothy Port and Una Finnestadt; and one brother, Ronald Port.


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Visitation

Thursday

9

May

9:30 AM 5/9/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

9

May

11:00 AM 5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway
East Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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