Edward Oostema

Edward Oostema

Thursday, April 2nd, 1936 Monday, April 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Edward E. Oostema

Edward E. Oostema, age 83, U.S. Army Veteran. Best friend and former husband of the late Patricia A. O'Gean. Loving father of Linda (fiancé Brian Nielsen) Mixen, Eugene Oostema and Robert Oostema. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie Mixen and Stacee Oostema. Dear great-grandfather of Damian and Nickolas. Fond brother of MaryAnne Gawley and the late Marge Valentine, Ted Oostema and twin sister Ruth Bulthuis. Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Ed worked in Public Safety at Palos Community Hospital for many years. He was also an assistant pathologist at Holy Cross Hospital. Ed was a volunteer Chicago Ridge fireman.

Visitation Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 3-8 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment Tinley Park Memorial Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
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    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019
    Rev. Donald Borling
  • Interment

    Tinley Park Memorial Cemetery
    171st Street and 84th
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Sandy Stutzenburg

May God's love make your grief bearable.You're all in our thoughts, our hearts, and prayers. Love, Sandy, Brian & family
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Mike Welch

My condolences to you and your family.
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Mike Welch

Ed Was instrimental in the training of this group. His experience wiht the human body help us all learn more about internal injuries
Posted at 11:14am

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