Obituary: David R. Kooiker

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January 15, 1964 – May 27, 2020

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

David R. Kooiker, of Lansing, IL, originally from Dolton, IL, passed away May 27, 2020, at age 56.

David is survived by his daughter Christina Joy Ahlquist; wife Sara Kooiker (nee Ramirez); Sara’s children Allen, Joshua (Julie), and Nicholas Babiarz; mother Phyllis Kooiker; sister Denise Edge; brother Darrin (Susan) Kooiker; nephew Kyle Kooiker; nieces Jessica (fiancé Kyle Wood) and Paige Kooiker; great-nephews Tristan and Mason Wood; and great-niece Annabell Kooiker. Preceded in death by his father, John Kooiker.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 2pm – 7pm at Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL. Funeral services will be held at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you limit your visit with the family.

David was a Union electrician for many years, an avid motorcycle rider, and loved to go camping. David was happiest in his recliner watching his Chicago sports teams, the Blackhawks, the Bears, and his beloved Cubs.