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In Memory of Annabelle Wikkerink


1 hour prior to services at the church

Funeral Services

1:00pm on Saturday, April 20th at the First Reformed Church of Baldwin, WI

Annabelle Wikkerink, age 79 of Baldwin WI, died on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Baldwin Care Center. Annabelle was born in February, 1937 to Carl & Frances (Wisse) Ballard at the Baldwin Hospital. She attended the Hammond school and graduated in 1955. She went on to further her education at the University of WI-Stout, after earning two scholarships. She worked at resorts in Wisconsin and the Catskills of New York. Upon graduating from Stout in 1959 with a BS degree in Home Economics Education, she taught grades 7-12 in Amery, WI. On Sept. 16, 1960 she was united in marriage to Dean Wikkerink at the First Reformed Church in Baldwin. As a member of First Reformed Church, she served as pre-school librarian, taught Sunday School and Catechism, as well as served on the Community Supper Committee.

Her hobbies included sewing, reading, traveling, gardening, and visiting friends & relatives.

Preceding her in death were her parents; infant daughter; brother, Dan; and nephew, David McGriffin.

She is survived by her husband, Dean; sister Elaine (Wayne) McGriffin; brother, Allan; nieces & nephews; 2 great-nephews; 2 great-nieces; and many friends & relatives.

A Celebration of Life for Annabelle Wikkerink will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the First Reformed Church, with Pastor Timothy Sluiter officiating.

Cremation services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Countryside Crematory of Baldwin, WI. 715-684-3434

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