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Florence Bussema

November 10, 1935 - December 29, 2020
Burr Ridge, IL


Life Story / Obituary


Florence Bussema, of Burr Ridge, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020.

Florence was a lifelong Chicago area resident and she spent her summers in Holland at the family cottage. Florence was also a faithful member of the Christian Reformed Church. A private funeral ceremony was held and interment took place in Lakewood Cemetery in Holland, MI.

Florence is survived by her husband, Cornelius Bussema; children, Laura (Richard) Kuipers, Valerie DeBoer, John (Catherine) Bussema, David (Mary) Bussema; grandchildren, John DeBoer, Stephanie Kuipers, Michael DeBoer, Thomas (Sheila) Kuipers, Alexander Bussema; sister, Ruth Visser; Brother-in-law, William Buiten. Florence was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha (Robert) Molenhouse, Bernice Buiten, Connie (Duane) Rosendahl, Richard Visser and son-in-law, Gary DeBoer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or to Timothy Christian Schools, 188 West Butterfield Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126.

Professional service entrusted to the Downtown Chapel.