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BAKKER, Lois 1926-1978


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/20/2014 at 18:25:22

Services Held For Mrs. Lee Bakker

Funeral services for Mrs. Lee (Lois) Bakker were held on Thursday afternoon, July 6, 1978 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Leslie Kuiper was officiating clergyman. Richard Schafer was soloist. Miss Elizabeth Eekhoff was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Richard Ross and Mrs. Frank Meyeraan, Jr. Pall bearers were Jack Bakker, Roger Aukes, Melvin Kuper, Meint Bakker, Harvey Eiten and Alfred Eiten. Interment was made in the First Christian Reformed Church cemetery. Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lois Marcella Bakker was born on February 9, 1926, on a farm northeast of Wellsburg, Iowa, the daughter of Ben and Flora (Kuper) Aukes. She attended the rural school in the area and graduated from the Wellsburg High School in 1943.

She was united in marriage to Lee R. Bakker on September 6, 1945 at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church northeast of Wellsburg. Following their marriage they lived in Ackley and then in 1949 moved to Wellsburg to make their home.

Lois was a faithful member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg having been received as a member by letter of transfer on October 8, 1946.

She passed away Sunday evening, July 2, 1978, at the Allen Memorial hospital in Waterloo due to cancer at the age of 52 years, 4 months and 23 days.

Those left to mourn her passing are: her husband, four sons, Dwight Bakker of Hull, Iowa; Randall Bakker of Lombard, Illinois; Mark Bakker of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Jon Bakker of Wellsburg; two grandchildren, Jill and Nathan Bakker; one brother and three sisters, (Marian), Mrs. Jerry Kuper of Osage; Harm Aukes of Wellsburg; Mrs. Lorene Evert of St. Cloud, Minnesota; (Iva Mae), Mrs. Charles Terry of Kimberling City, Missouri.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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