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STEPHEN A. STEVE WIERSEMA, 63, of Sauk Valley Senior Living & Rehabilitation, Rock Falls, IL, formerly of Fulton, IL, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Sauk Valley Senior Living & Rehabilitation.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, preceded by a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service. Officiating will be Rev. E. Clair Lathrop, Pastor of Lanark First Brethren Church in Lanark, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral. Graveside committal and interment of cremated remains will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, IL. A memorial to Honor Flight of Whiteside County, IL has been established.

Steve was born June 19, 1953, in Clinton, IA, to Wilbur Bill Raymond and Bonnie Jean (Tiffany) Kent Wiersema. He was educated in the Fulton Grade Schools and attended Fulton High School. He had served in the U. S. Navy. Steve was employed as a groundskeeper for golf courses in Hawaii and Florida. He enjoyed sports, collecting baseball cards and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.

Survivors include two sisters, Deb (Alan) Christopher of Fulton, IL and Denise (Gary) Bush of Lyndon, IL; one brother, Kerry (Marge) Wiersema of Clinton, IA; one sister-in-law, Becki Wiersema of Lisbon, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Rick Wiersema.

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Published on May 25, 2017
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