The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

February 22, 2013

Hazel M. Merema


Clinton Herald

MORRISON, Ill. — Hazel M. Merema, 99, of Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at the nursing home.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the funeral service Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, Ill.

Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison.

She was born January 31, 1914, in Fulton to John and Hattie (Buikema) Amman.

Hazel was a graduate of Fulton High School and attended Scovill Business School in Clinton. She married Henry Merema on February 25, 1951, in Fulton; he died November 22, 2006.

Hazel was first employed by the former Amman’s Royal Blue Grocery Store in Fulton and Dr. Musk optometrist. She later was employed by General Electric, Morrison, Ill.  She also farmed along with her late husband, Henry, in the rural Morrison area.

Hazel was a member of the Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison.

Hazel enjoyed playing the organ, playing cards and the visits and company of her family and friends.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; two sisters, Alda Over and Jeanette Wiersema; four brothers, Richard, Harold, Lester and Earle Amman.

To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com.

Death date: Feb. 20, 2013


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