Kuiken, John J. (Died on 09 May 1993)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 May 1993, Obituaries, p. 182

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John J. Kuiken, 96, of Seminole, Fla., died May 9, 1993. He was born in Pella, Iowa, where he attended public schools and Central College. He married Laur [sic] Simmelink in 1926. He moved to Wilmette with his family where they owned and operated Kuiken Jewelry for many years. Mr. Kuiken was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmette, and later a member of the United Methodist Church in Pinellas Park, Fla. He was a charter member of the Wilmette Lion's Club in Wilmette, and also a charter member of the Mainlands Lion's Club in Pinellas Park. He and his wife retired and moved to Florida in 1970 and traveled extensively. Preceding him in death were his son, John R., four brothers, and one sister. Survivors include his wife, Laura, of Seminole, Fla.;a son, William R. (Edna) of Twin Falls, Idaho; a daughter-in-law, Helene Kuiken of Green Valley, Ariz.; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held May 14 at Dull Funeral Home in Baldwin, Wis., with Paster Rebecca Kuiken and Pastor James Mascow officiating. Interment was in Baldwin Cemetery.

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27 May 1993
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09 May 1993
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Kuiken, John J. (Died on 09 May 1993)