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John Bakker

John Bakker

Saturday, August 27th, 1927 Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for John Bakker

John Bakker, age 91, U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband for 62 years to the late Lorraine, nee Medema (2012). Loving father of John (Diane), LeAnn (Larry) Kooyenga, David, Brenda (Gary) Harger and Sharon (Henry) Boss. Cherished grandfather of 17. Dearest great-grandfather of 24. Dear brother of Phyllis Bakker and the late Jacob Bakker, Pearl (late Clarence) Zaagman and Sadie Van Dyken. Fond brother-in-law of the late Roger Medema, Neil (late Winnie) Medema, Clarence (late Bea) Medema, John (late Edythe) Medema, and Kenneth (Donna) Medema. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 3-8 p.m. Funeral Service Monday, March 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South.

Memorials to:

Providence Life Services
18601 North Creek Drive
Suite A
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    10:00am
  • Interment

    Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery
    11333 S. Central Avenue
    OAK LAWN, IL

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MICHAEL J KUTA

Dave, Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Michael Kuta
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Heartfelt Sympathies Store

We are so sorry for your sadness and loss. May your dad forever Rest In Peace. With Love, Jim and Peg Donnellan, Wooden Roof Structures, Inc
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Susan Sytsma Bratt

Our condolences to the entire Bakker family on the death of a father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather. Praying for peace and comfort as you gather to celebrate his life and hope in the gift of eternal life. - Susan Sytsma Bratt
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Sugar Steel Corporation

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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