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Donna Kay Ipema

December 31, 1969 August 1, 2012
Donna Kay Ipema
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Donna Kay Ipema PhD nee Huizenga, age 73, of Oak Park and River Forest; beloved wife of the Rev. William "Bud" Ipema; loving mother of Gardi (Brad) Wilks, Ben (Robin) and Brad (Kirstin Wells) Ipema; cherished grandmother of Olivia and Ben Wilks, Jayme, Jordan, Samantha and Micah Ipema, and Wells Ipema; dear sister of Ruth (Jack) Alkema, Carol (Sam) Kok, Fran (Jerry) Anderson, Dean (Elaine) Huizenga, and the late: Ben (the late Gertrude) Huizenga, Ann (Mel) VanderGalien and Marty (Janice) Huizenga; dear sister-in-law of AnnaMay (Richard) VanderVelde and Sharon (Bill) Lettinga; fond aunt of many. Dr. Ipema was the former Provost of West Suburban Hospital / Concordia School of Nursing; Associate Dean of the College of Nursing at Rush University; Director of the School of Nursing at Trinity Christian College; and a faculty member of the U of I Chicago, School of Nursing. Visitation Friday, August 4th from 4 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Visitation Saturday, August 5th from 1 p.m. until time of Service 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of River Forest, 7551 Quick Av., River Forest. Interment private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Trinity Christian College, Nursing Program, in honor of Dr. Donna Kay Ipema, 6601 W. College Dr., Palos Heights, IL 60463.

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