Cornelia "Curly" Bultema, 90, of Manhattan, passed away Feb. 8, 2012. She was born Nov. 9, 1921 in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Harry and Susie (Powers) Damsma.
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In her younger years, she lived in Grand Rapids, Mich. where she was very active in the Berean Bible Church, and worked at Grace Missions, Inc.
She married Clarence "Toss" Bultema on Dec. 16, 1941, in Kalamazoo, Mich. The couple moved to the Gallatin Valley in 1989 to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren.
She loved to bake and cook. She also enjoyed entertaining, and drinking coffee with her many dear friends.
She was a very loving, caring, and giving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one brother and three sisters, and grandson, Randy Weidenaar.
She is survived by her daughter, Char Weidenaar; grandchildren, Curt (Karyn) Weidenaar, Kyle (Missy) Weidenaar, and Deanne (Doug) Day. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 in Churchill Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the Manhattan Bible Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the Manhattan Bible Church Missions Fund, 123 S. 5th St. Manhattan, MT 59741.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service www.dokkennelson.com.
Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Feb. 10, 2012