William P. Bouma
William “Bill” P. Bouma (79) of Wildwood passed away at his home February 23, 2017. He grew up in Gurnee, IL and spent his life in the greater Grayslake area. Bill graduated from Warren Township High school 1956. He married Jeredene “Jerry”Anderson of Wildwood in February 1962. He was a career truck driver for Peter Baker and for a period of time, owned his own business, Bouma Trucking. He was preceded in death by parents John and Marie Bouma and his wife Jerry. Bill is survived by his children; Jamie (Travis) Vanderpool, Dan (Linda) Bouma, Kelly (Kerri) Bouma, Tracy (Andre) Surdez, sisters; Leone Tasto and Florence Sablan, 4 grandsons, 4 granddaughters, and 1 great-grandson. His joys were cars, Wheel of Fortune, gardening, home improvement, NASCAR and camping in Wisconsin with Jerry. Bill was a hard-working man, dedicated husband and father. His grand- children referred to him as Popo. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral service is scheduled for March 1, 2017 at 10:30am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to; Wounded Warrior Project or Stop Cancer. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
So sorry for your loss. Losing a parent at any age is hard. Praying that God will comfort you all at this time.
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