Kuiper, Mildred "Millie'
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Mildred "Millie" Kuiper, 89, a resident of The Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center in Waupun, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at The Christian Home.
Millie was born June 17, 1923, in Sheldon, IA, the daughter of Henry and Henrietta Navis Navis. On September 17, 1943, she married William H. Kuiper in Waupun. The couple farmed in Racine County, until 1958, at which time they moved to Waupun. Throughout the course of Millie's life, she was employed at The Christian Home for 15 years. She was a member of First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun. Millie loved life and enjoyed those around her.
Millie is survived by a son, Jerald (Sherri) Kuiper of Punta Gorda, FL; a daughter, Susan Boehme and fiancé, Jeff Jones of Oshkosh; seven grandchildren, Bill Kuiper, Bob (Diana) Kuiper, Heather (Jeremy) Wenner, Craig (Paula) Bass, Jordan (Elisa) Jacobsen, Erin Boehme, and John Boehme III; ten great-grandchildren, Sahra, Savanah, Miles, Charlotte, Ethan, Sophie, Skylar, Ryan, Jesse, and Ella; two sisters, Joyce Gorr of Randolph; and Evelyn Braaksma of Randolph; a brother, Ken (Betty) Navis of Wyoming, MI; and a son-in-law, Lionel Goldblatt of Chicago, IL.
Millie was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Kuiper; a daughter, Sharon Kuiper; and four brothers, Harlan, Clifford, Gerald, and James Navis.
Funeral services for Mildred Kuiper will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Norman Haan officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. Friends and relatives of Millie Kuiper may call on the family on Saturday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Feb. 5, 2013