KATIE SWIERENGA (NEE VAN DRUNEN) LANSING, IL Katie Swierenga (nee VanDrunen), age 93, of Lansing, IL, passed away July 9, 2013. She is survived by her two children: Sandra Vanderwoude of Munster, IN and Richard Blink of Bowling Green, KY; seven grandchildren: Lori Minyard, Diane Sikema, Scott Vaderwoude, Kelly Vanderstelt, David Hoekstra, Duane Hoekstra, and Kristi Shields; along with 16 great grandchildren. Katie was preceded in death by her first husband, John; her second husband, Peter; daughter, Kathie; mother and father: Gertrude (Bastian) VanDrunen; and two sisters: Johanna and Grayce. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at First Reformed Church, 3134 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery, Lansing, IL. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday from 1:00- 2:00 p.m. at First Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Mid- America Reformed Seminary. Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.schroederlauer.com
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Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL 60438
Published in The Times on July 14, 2013