Maurice  Vander Vinne
MAURICE VANDER VINNE, 93, of 17694 Malvern Road, Morrison, IL, died Monday, December 2, 2019, at Resthave Home in Morrison.

His funeral service will be 10:00 AM Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Ken Renkes officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Friday, December 6, 2019, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Memorials have been established to First Reformed Church and Resthave Home.

Maurice was born October 10, 1926, in Morrison, IL, to Peter and Florence (Geerts) Vander Vinne. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County Schools. Maurice married Loretta J. Kramer on October 8, 1948, in Fulton, IL. She died March 6, 2010.
Maurice, along with his wife Loretta, farmed his entire life in the rural Morrison area. He was a member of First Reformed Church in Fulton, where he served as an elder and deacon. He was on the Whiteside County Farm Bureau Board and the Whiteside FS Board and was a member of the Whiteside County Livestock Association.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy (Lloyd) Rasmussen of Kensington, MD and Nancy (Allen) Dykstra of Morrison, IL; two sons, Roger (Lynda) Vander Vinne of Warsaw, IN and Steve Vander Vinne (Sandee) of Coal Valley, IL; six grandchildren, Beth (Josh) Theobald, Matthew (Christina) Dykstra, Angela (Allen) Danko, Andrew (Erin) Vander Vinne, Amy DeWitte (Ryan Hyman), and Kristin (Jon) Williams; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Balk of Pella, IA and Mrs. Dorothy Vanderlaan-Johnson of Morrison; one sister-in-law, Lavece Temple of Thomson, IL and one brother-in-law, Bernard Houzenga of Morrison.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta; three sisters, Pauline Pruis, Frances Houzenga, and Louise Bielema.

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Published on December 3, 2019


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Ed & Vicky Murney
Dec 07, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a very kind and thoughtful person. Loved our conversations and reminiscing over a cup of coffee. Thoughts and prayers go out his family! Such a sweet man and will be missed greatly.