Margaret Hoekman

Margaret Hoekman, 78, Corsica, died on Friday, June 20, 2008, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, Corsica.

Funer al services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Reformed Church, Harrison. Burial will be in Harrison City Cemetery, Harrison. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Koehn Bros. Funeral Chapel, Corsica, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.

She was born on May 17, 1930, near Stickney, to Adrianus and Johanna (VanDen Bos) Kuyper.

She attended grade school in various Aurora County country schools and graduated from Stickney High School.

On Sept. 20, 1950, she married Stan Hoekman at her parentsí home near Stickney.

She was a member of the First Reformed Church, Harrison. She also was a member of First Reformed Ladies Aide.

She is survived by her husband; four children: Allen and wife Linda, Watertown; Elva Oppelt and husband Charles, Elkton; Vera Boender and husband David, Hickman, Neb.; and Larry and wife Tami, Tulare; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Ivan Kuyper, Corsica; two sisters: Lena Vander Wal and husband Case, Corsica; Evelyn Scholten, Brookings; and sister-in-law, Harriet Kuyper, Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Marilyn Larson; a grandson; her parents; brothers John and Ernest Kuyper; three sisters-in-law; and a brother-in-law.