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Boersma Funeral Home
Friday January 28th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Boersma Funeral Home
Friday January 28th, 2022

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John J. Dykhuizen

92 year old, John J. Dykhuizen, of Fair Oaks, passed away January 22, 2022, with his loving family around him.

On November 30, 1929, John was born to John and Cornelia (Smit) Dykhuizen in South Holland, Illinois. He attended Fair Oaks schools. He married the love of his life, Evelyn Hoffman on July 19,1949, at the ‘Dutch Corner’ Church of DeMotte, where Rev. Dolphin officiated the marriage. John and his siblings enjoyed singing at weddings and funerals. John was a farmer and a charter member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church, of DeMotte.

John is survived by his loving family, children: Dave Dykhuizen, Bernie (Carolyn) Dykhuizen, Barb (Roger) Liersch, Janet Dykhuizen, Gloria (Jim) Barrera, Ruth (Bill) Dean, 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and sister: Evelyn Koster.

John was preceded in death by his loving wife: Evelyn, parents, sisters: Alberdena Hoffman, Martha Hamstra, and Marie Hamstra, and infant sister: Margorie.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, January 28, 2022, at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 E. Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for John will take place at the funeral home at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Dr. Stephan Van Eck officiating. Interment will follow at the Holland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Trinity Presbyterian Church or The Gideons.



Uncle John and Aunt Ev, such a special couple. Love this video of precious memories. My deepest sympathy to their children during this difficult. Prayers of Peace and comfort.

Linda Hoffman White Jan 27 2022 5:38 PM

Barb, I'm so sorry for your loss! He was a very nice, gentle man! Prayers for your mom and family. God Bless him

Sandy Lanoue Jan 27 2022 4:19 PM

Barb Liersch, your dad was my first patient. I have always held him dear in my heart. Your mom as well. Great people who encouraged me as a young nurse.

Merrie Etta Stowers Jan 27 2022 8:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Dykhuizen

Ed Jones Jan 24 2022 8:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Dykhuizen

Vince & Andi Brown Jan 24 2022 7:36 PM

Loved your folks. Such kind and loving people. From farming to your Mom being my bus driver. Lots of good memories with Berni and kids. So sorry for your loss love ya all. Randy

Randy Mak Jan 24 2022 6:32 PM

Bernie and Carolyn, So sorry for both of your losses .Hugs ❤️

Mark and Karen Berning Jan 24 2022 2:51 PM

So sorry for your loss

Larry and Garnet Huhn Jan 24 2022 2:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Dykhuizen

Larry and Garnet Huhn Jan 24 2022 2:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Dykhuizen

Dale & Kim Jan 24 2022 1:08 PM