Eugene Clarence Kikkert
Eugene Clarence Kikkert, 78, of Waupun, passed away
Tuesday Evening, April 16, 2013 at his home in Fond du Lac surrounded by his
Eugene was born July 12, 1934 in rural Randolph the son
of John and Jennie Posthuma Kikkert. On October 20, 1954 he married Muriel
Joyce Vande Zande at First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun. They were
united in marriage for 48 years. Eugene was employed by National Rivet &
Manufacturing Co. in Waupun for 30 years, retiring in 1999. His hobbies
included riding bike to collect aluminum cans, having a huge garden every
summer, riding along with his wife on the school bus when she would take high
school teams to sporting events, and leaving before the sunrise with his wife to
travel to vacation spots.
Eugene is survived by six children, Larry (JoAnn) of
Fond du Lac, Donna of Gleason, WI, David (Lori) or Beaver Dam, Karen of Fond du
Lac, Brenda (Jim) King of Fond du Lac, and Kathy (special friend Tony) of Fond
du Lac; 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren with a great-grandson expected
in July; a brother, Elmer (Charlene) of Beaver Dam; a sister-in-law, Leona Vande
Zande of rural Waupun; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Muriel, in 2003;
his parents, John and Jennie; mother-in-law and father-law, Rein and Ruth Vande
Zande; a grandson, Nathaniel; two brothers-in-law, Roger and Theodore Vande
Zande; and a sister-in-law, Hilda Vande Zande.
Funeral services for Eugene Kikkert will be held
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with
Rev. Craig Van Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in
Waupun. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Saturday at the funeral
home from 12 noon until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are
serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and
to send condolences.