Our Deepest Sympathy

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kay Marose and the Kamphuis family at the passing of Byron Kamphuis, 74, of Waupun who passed away on Sunday January 6, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

Visitation for Byron will be held from 4-7 pm on Tuesday January 8 at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 West Main Street, Waupun and on Wednesday January 9, from 9 am until the hour of the service at First Christian Reformed Church, 20 Bly Street, Waupun.

The funeral service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday January 9 at church with Al Venhuizen officiating,  Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens. A memorial fund has been established in Byron’s name. Kohls Community Funeral Home is assisting the family.  www.kohlsfh.com

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In Loving Memory…

Obituary – Swaagman

5029639_fbsLucille Swaagman, age 88 of Randolph, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018, surrounded by family at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

Lucille was born on March 12, 1930, in Randolph, WI, a daughter of Joseph and Grace (Schregardus) Kok. On March 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to Darvin Swaagman in Randolph. She was employed with Jung’s Seed Company for many years. Lucille enjoyed playing cards with friends, word searches and spending time with her grandkids. She was a lifelong member of Second Christian Reformed Church of Randolph.

Lucille is survived by her four children, Daniel (Kathleen) Swaagman of Burnett, Jerry (Cheryl) Swaagman of Columbus, Diane (Jeffrey) Vossekuil of Muscoda and Brenda Swaagman of Beaver Dam; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Sam (Carol) Kok and Julius (Arlette) Kok; a sister, Shirley Bishop; a sister-in-law, Harlene Kok-Driesenga; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darvin in 1997; 2 grandsons, Eric and Brody; a great-grandson, Charlie; a brother, Ron Kok; a sister, Glenda Kok; 2 brothers-in-law, Dale Bishop and Jay Driesenga.

Visitation for Lucille will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Second Christian Reformed Church, 332 Tamarack Street, Randolph.

A funeral service for Lucille will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at church with Pastor Keith Buist officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been directed to Second Christian Reformed Church, Central Wisconsin Christian Schools and Randolph Christian School.

Randolph Community Funeral Home is assisting the family.

SERVICES

VisitationWednesday, July 25, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Second Christian Reformed Church
332 Tamarack Street
Randolph, Wisconsin 53956Get Directions on Google Maps
Funeral ServiceWednesday, July 25, 2018
3:00 PM

Second Christian Reformed Church
332 Tamarack Street
Randolph, Wisconsin 53956Get Directions on Google Maps

Celebration of Life

10501963_300x300_1James L. Dykstra, age 65, of Reeseville, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Beaver Dam Hospital in Beaver Dam.

There will be a memorial gathering at Faith Community Church, 401 Stone Street in Beaver Dam, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 12:00 noon to 2:50 p.m. A memorial service will follow at church on Thursday beginning at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Larry Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Reeseville Cemetery.

James was born on June 13, 1952 in Sheldon, Iowa to Frank and Aletha (Luitjens) Dykstra. On May 25, 1974, he was united in marriage with Joan Tamminga in Friesland, Wisconsin. Jim was a graduate of South Dakota State University Pharmacy School. In 1976, he purchased Abel Drug Store in Reeseville, which became Village Pharmacy, and he was the area pharmacist until he retired in November of 2014. Jim loved his Lord, loved his family and friends, and loved to fish. He was a member of Faith Community Church in Beaver Dam.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Dykstra of Reeseville; two children, Joshua (Shanna) Dykstra of Mayville and Jill Dykstra of Israel; three grandchildren, Julian, Laci, and Tessa Dykstra; his mother, Aletha Dykstra of Colorado Springs, CO; his sister, Pat (Wayne) DeKam of Colorado Springs, CO; sisters-in-law, Joyce Van Buren of Brandon and June Tamminga of Friesland; special friends, Abby and Emma Kooiman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Dykstra.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in James Dykstra’s name to Faith Community Christian Reformed Church, memo: Jill Dykstra Israel.

Gone to Glory…

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We are sad to say that Calvin Koehler, Patricia Davis’s friend and a faithful volunteer for Friendship Club, went home to Glory – early this morning, after a courageous battle with cancer.  We extend our deepest condolences to Patricia Davis and his family and friends, and we hold them in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

NOTICE:  Tonight’s meeting of Friendship Club has been cancelled

We will share further information regarding funeral plans as soon as they are available.

In Loving Memory….

9769065_300x300_1Freddie A. “Fred” Fields, 80, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 with his family by his side.

Fred was born the son of William and Ida (Kutz) Fields on July 4, 1937 in Byron, WI. He graduated from the Wisconsin School for the Blind & Visually Handicapped in Janesville. Fred was married to Alice Brochu on June 15, 1968 in Slinger, WI. Fred was employed as a piano tuner in the Milwaukee and Beaver Dam areas for many years.

Fred was a member of Faith Community Church in Beaver Dam. He was a sports fan especially the Brewers, Badgers and Packers. Fred even invented his own baseball card game. He loved to listen to old radio shows. Fred was a wise man of strong faith with a deep love of his family.

Fred is survived by his wife, Alice of Beaver Dam; his daughters: Mary (Curtis) Berkenpas of Hartley, IA and Holly (Scott) Kooiman of Beaver Dam; his son, Timothy (Janna) Fields of Beaver Dam; 10 grandchildren: Tyron, Lucas, Logan, and Victor Berkenpas, Abby and Emma Kooiman, and Weston, Natalie, Elizabeth, and Grant Fields; his brother, Richard (Georgia) Fields of Horicon; two sisters: Lorinda (Larry) Farnsworth of Columbus and Caroline Gotchy of Sheboygan; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Hilda Fields; and his brother, Kenneth Fields.

A visitation will be held at Faith Community Church in Beaver Dam on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. (noon). Rev. Larry Meyer will officiate. Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam.