The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

March 25, 2013

Kathryn J. Doescher

Clinton Herald

FULTON, Ill. — Kathryn J. Doescher

Dec. 12, 1929 - March 22, 2013

Kathryn J. Doescher, 83, of Fulton, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Alverno health care facility in Clinton.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Second Reformed Church in Fulton. The Rev. Scott Stephan, pastor of Second Reformed Church in Fulton, will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery.

Memorials will be established.

She was born December 12, 1929, in Fenton, Ill., to Peter D. and Anna (Bielema) Huizenga.

Kathryn was educated in rural Whiteside County grade schools.

She married Robert Doescher on April 20, 1948, in Fulton; he survives.

Kathryn was a member of Second Reformed Church in Fulton, the church’s Willing Workers, Ladies Aid Society and a nursery volunteer for the Coffee Break Ministry.  Kathryn enjoyed babysitting, pet care, house cleaning and word search puzzles. She was proud of keeping a clean home.

Survivors include her husband, Bob; four daughters, Deb (Ken) Dykstra of Fulton, Gail (Bob) Wiersema of Albany, Ill., Donna (Tim) Green of Fulton and Dawn (Wayne) Benson of Clinton; two sons, Robert P. (Ginny) Doescher of Morrison, Ill., and Mike (Candy) Doescher of Clinton; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother, Paul Huizenga of Clinton.

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She was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Isaac Dykstra; and one brother, Donald Huizenga.

Death date: March 22, 2013