OBITUARY

Bernice Ruth Bussema

February 6, 1927July 20, 2018
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Bernice Ruth Bussema, 91, of Downers Grove passed away July 20, 2018. Loving wife of the late Fred E. Bussema; beloved mother of Kenneth (Evelyn) Bussema, Janice (Bob) Jonas and Carol (Paul) Barbahen; cherished grandmother of Kerry (Scott) Oolman, Rachel ( David) Westerveld, Jessica (Jon) Dykstra, Jenny (Don Wasilevich) Barbahen, Emily Barbahen, Maggie Barbahen; proud great grandmother of Sean Oolman, Carissa Oolman, Julianna Oolman, Dylan Oolman, Cooper Westerveld, Avery Westerveld, Colton Dykstra, Avaianna Dykstra, Bennett Dykstra, Donovan Wasilevich, Selene Wasilevich, Ronan Wasilevich, Sloane Wasilevich and Logan Hanner. She was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Helen VanDahm, sister Lois Bolt, and grandson Brian Bussema. Visitation on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 10am until start of 11am funeral service at Mount Auburn Funeral Home, 4101 S. Oak Park Ave. Stickney, IL. Interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Stickney, IL. In lieu of flowers donations in Bernice memory to the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, 2450 Riverside Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55454 are appreciated. Info: (708) 749-2033 or www.mountauburnfuneralhome.com

  • DONATIONS

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 24, 2018
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, July 24, 2018
REMEMBERING

Bernice Ruth Bussema

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Mia Armour

July 26, 2018

To the family,
I send you my deepest condolences. Psalms 55:22 tells us to throw our anxieties on the True God and he will sustain you. May comfort in his promises bring you relief.

Jenny Barbahen

July 23, 2018

Grandma and me!

Jenny Barbahen

July 23, 2018

Grandma, Poppy and my mom at my oldest son Donovan's baptism.

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