|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2010|
The visitation for Connie M. Dettmann (nee Huizenga), 91, will be held on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in St. John's United Church of Christ, 308 North Evergreen Street, Arlington Heights, with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m.
Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, 2501 East Euclid, Arlington Heights.
Born June 2, 1919 in Everett to Roelph and Gezina Huizenga, she passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock.
She is survived by her children, Patricia Vacilek, Richard Dettmann, and Ronald (JoAnne) Dettmann; three grandchildren, David (Michele) Vacilek, Heather (Katsunori) Minowa, and Erin (Jan) Balcar; and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Ann Vacilek, Mia Rose Vacilek, and Nina Isis Minowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Christian, in 1987; two sisters; three brothers; and her son-in-law, John Vacilek, in 2009. She will be remembered with love by her many nieces and nephews and their extended family and friends.
She was a longtime member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Arlington Heights. She loved people and enjoyed Canasta, crafting and writing letters. Her family was the most important thing in her life and she was a loving mother and devoted grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt.
For many years, she worked at Thomas Junior High and also a the Factory Card Outlet, keeping busy was a way of life for her. Connie loved to travel and especially enjoyed her trips to Disney World and the Grand Canyon in later years. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her, and "we are better for having had her in our lives."
Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on October 30, 2010.
Roelf Huizenga (1888 - 1955)
Gezena Zuidema Huizenga (1885 - 1922)
Christof William Dettman (1910 - 1997)*
Cornelius Huizenga (1912 - 1976)*
Henderikus Arend Huizenga (1914 - 1984)*
Cornelia Martha Huizenga Dettmann (1919 - 2010)
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Maintained by: Mary Achterhof
Originally Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Oct 30, 2010
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