Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Buikemas in:
 • Grove Hill Cemetery
 • Morrison
 • Whiteside County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Betty Cavanaugh Buikema
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 23, 1926
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 2007
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

BETTY BUIKEMA, 80, of 504 Ash Avenue, Morrison, IL, died Saturday, March 17, 2007, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL, following an extended illness.

Betty was born September 23, 1926 in Appleton, WI, to Francis and Lenora (Burmeister) Cavanaugh. She was educated in the Appleton, WI schools. Betty married Ronald G. Buikema on January 9, 1959 in Marion, IA. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed homemaking and lovingly provided childcare in her home for many years. She was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and a member and past president of Morrison VFW Post #8281 Auxiliary.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 48 years, Ron; four daughters, Susan Johnson of Indianapolis, IN; Penny (Mrs. Terry) Edwards of Thomson, IL; Deb Edwards of Mt. Carroll, IL; and Paula (Mrs. Frank) Easton of Cedar Rapids, IA; one son, Ben (Donna) Buikema of Barrington, IL; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one sister, Carol (Mrs. John) Smith of Cedar Rapids, IA; two brothers, Howard Cavanaugh of Valley Center, CA and Donald Kille of Georgia; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Oscar Kille; three sisters, Laverne Van Dinter, Mary Lahn, and June Eisenbise.

Grove Hill Cemetery
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Paula
Record added: Mar 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18546755
Betty <i>Cavanaugh</i> Buikema
Added by: Anonymous
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Donnie Holderfield
 Added: Sep. 12, 2008

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service