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Obituary: Richard Kuiken

April 6, 1931 – November 12, 2018

information provided by Smits Funeral Homes

Richard Kuiken, age 87, of Lansing, IL, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018.

Beloved husband of Darlene Kuiken, nee Wondaal. Loving father of Alice (Russell) Boersma, Jacqueline (Mark) DeBoer, and David (Marie) Kuiken. Devoted grandfather of Russell Richard Boersma, Richard Ryne Boersma, Alyce Darlene (Travis) Van Drunen, Alexandra Renae DeBoer, David Kuiken, Isobella Kuiken, and Sarah Kuiken. Dear brother of the late Dorothy (late Marvin) Webster. Kind uncle to many nephews and nieces.

Visitation, Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 3:00–8:00 P.M. at Thorn Creek Reformed Church, 1875 E. 170th St., South Holland, IL.

Funeral Service, Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Thorn Creek Reformed Church with services conducted by Rev. Tom Archer.

Interment Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park – Willow Springs, IL.

Mr. Kuiken was a U.S. Army Veteran and an owner of Wondaal’s Heating & Air Conditioning. Memorial contributions may be given to Thorn Creek Reformed Church. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home – Dyer, IN.


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