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Marinus "Rene" Wichers
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1871
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1962
Lynden
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

Funeral Set For M. Wicher, 90

Marinus Wicher, 90, 901 West Grover Lynden, passed away Tuesday, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Grace Broersma. Mr. Wichers had been in failing health for several months.

Funeral services will be held in the Second Christian Reformed Church Saturday at 2 o'clock with Rev. John De Jong officiating. Concluding services and internment will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

Born November 24, 1871, in Patterson, New Jersey, he had farmed near Downs, Kansas, prior to moving to Lynden in 1938. It was in Jewel County, Kansas, that he was united in marriage to Annie Roosendaal, August 18, 1891. She preceded him in death January 1, 1953.

Upon moving to Lynden, Mr. Wichers had been employed for several years as janitor in the Grover Street Christian School. He was also preceeded in death by four sons and one daughter.

Mr. Wichers was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden.

Surviving are three sons, Henry J., of Centralia, Ben of Royal Oak, Michigan, and Hessel of Lynden; three daughters, Mrs. Martha Visser and Mrs. Grace Broersma, both of Lynden, and Mrs. Henrietta Thaete of Wenatchee. One sister, Mrs. Grace Borger, Downs, Kansas, survives. Also 60 grandchildren, 136 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews survive.

Printed in the Lynden Tribune 
 
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 Parents:
  Hendrik Jan Wichers (1835 - 1916)
  Geertruida Dengerink Wichers (1842 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Antje Rosendale Wichers (1876 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Henry J Wichers (1891 - 1891)*
  Henry John Wichers (1893 - 1979)*
  Martha Wichers Visser (1895 - 1980)*
  Garrett Wichers (1899 - 1960)*
  Gertrude Wichers Broersma (1901 - 1955)*
  Hessel Wichers (1902 - 1987)*
  Grace Gertrude Wichers Broersma (1905 - 1989)*
  John Bernard Wichers (1909 - 1924)*
  Andrew Martin Wichers (1913 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Wichers (1868 - 1952)*
  John Wichers (1869 - 1958)*
  Marinus Wichers (1871 - 1962)
  Bernardus Anthony Wichers (1875 - 1958)*
  Gertrude B Wichers Schreuder (1878 - 1955)*
  Grace Wichers Borger (1882 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Monumenta Cemetery
Lynden
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Luke Broersma
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6832246
Marinus Rene Wichers
Added by: Luke Broersma
 
Marinus Rene Wichers
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Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Oct. 23, 2011

- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Jul. 3, 2009
 
 
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