FLORENCE BROUWER "JEAN" GRAND RAPIDS, MI Florence Jean Brouwer (Van Kuiken), age 85 of Grand Rapids, MI, formerly of Lansing, IL, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 11, 2014. She is survived by four children: Karen (Don) Wigboldy, Phil (Jean) Brouwer, Marilee (Bill) Peed, and Sherrie (Bill) Kooy; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; siblings: Marilyn Van Kuiken, Jerry (Margaret) Van Kuiken, and Claudia (David) Abraham; and in-laws: Ann Brouwer, Evelyn Belgrave, Shirley Dyke, and John (Janice) Brouwer. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Preston; son, John; grandson, William Mark Peed; parents: Evert and Florence Van Kuiken; and in-laws: John and Sadie Brouwer, Lewis (Florence) Brouwer, Jean (Frederick) Burns, Harold Brouwer, Henry Belgrave, and Peter Dyke. Friends are invited to meet with Jean's family Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 4:00-9:00 PM at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Oak Glen United Reformed Church, 2244 Indiana Ave., Lansing, IL with Rev. John Vermeer officiating. Interment will follow at Oakridge Cemetery in Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jean's name to Lansing Christian School or Illiana Christian High School. Jean was a longtime member of Oak Glen United Reformed Church and she had worked in Day Care. www.schroederlauer.com
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Published in The Times from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2014
Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Road Lansing, IL 60438