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Louise K Buikema Mathews

Fulton, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 76)
Morrison, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Burial Morrison, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 184667982 · View Source
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Louise K. Mathews, 76, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday October 25, 2017 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.

Louise was born December 18, 1940, in Fulton, IL to Jay and Marjorie (Vos) Buikema. She was educated in the rural Carroll County and Thomson, IL grade schools, and was a graduate of Milledgeville High School, Milledgeville, IL. She married Joseph R. Mathews on February 14, 1976 in Morrison. Louise was employed by Country Insurance, Arians Realty, and most recently, Community State Bank, all in Morrison. She was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, and belonged to the Ladies Aid and Philathea Societies. Louise enjoyed doing word search and cross word puzzles. She also enjoyed traveling, going out to eat and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Joe; two daughters, Lisa Corcoran of Moline, IL and Angie (John) McGee of Rockford, IL; one son, Bradlee VanderSchaaf of Clinton, IA; eight grandchildren; one brother, Jay (Virginia) Buikema of Sterling, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service was held Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, IL, with Rev. Gerald H. Norman, Pastor of Ebenezer Reformed Church, officiated.

Interment is in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison, IL

A memorial to Rock River Hospice and Home has been established.

Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home assisted the family.

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