The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


April 17, 2013

Doris Marie Wiersema

Doris Marie Wiersema

Sept. 22, 1932 - April 15, 2013

CLINTON — Doris Marie Wiersema, 80, of Clinton, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Holmer, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clinton, officiating. There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery – Fulton, IL

Memorials may be made to the Mesothelioma Research Foundation of America.

Doris was born September 22, 1932 in Whiteside County, Illinois, to Glen and Helen (Reins) Hadaway. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and attended Milledgeville High School in Milledgeville, IL.

She married Donald Jay Wiersema on January 5, 1951 in Sterling, IL; he died October 30, 1996.

She was a homemaker. After traveling with her husband in the armed forces, she then worked alongside him at Don’s Greenhouse in Fulton, IL.

She was an avid Fox News follower and enjoyed reading books, especially about politics. She cherished the time spent with her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Donna Kay (Richard) Puffer, Tempe, AZ; Darlene (Jim) Tucker, Albany, IL; Dayna (Terry) Turner, Clinton, IA; one son, Dennis J. Wiersema, Tempe, AZ; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Beulah Gerdes, Dixon, IL; three brothers, Glen (Karen) Hadaway, Mount Morris, IL, Sherman (Carol) Hadaway, Prophetstown, IL, Terry (Judy) Hadaway, Rock Falls, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Jerry Hadaway.

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Death date: April 15, 2013

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