Family Login:

Arlyn R. Sikkema

Share This Obituary
Resources

Arrangements made by

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Get Directions

Profile of McDonald Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists


Memories & Candles

“I remember Arlyn as a kind person and a good friend. I am very sorry to hear of his passing. My sympathies and thoughts are with you. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: JaneAnn Ardapple - Morrison, IL

“Arlyn will be missed by all of us. Sherry,Vicki,Rob Greg and Pam ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: greg wetzell - prphetstown, IL

“I got to know Arlyn at the good old boys he just lives two miles from us last summer I put up a blue bird house for him. He wil be sadly missed by...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Larry Flyte - Plainfield, WI

“He was like a grandpa to me, he was in my parents bar restaurant in hancock wi dailey drinking diet soda an giving me crap, we give each other so...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: cody harris - hancock, WI

“Prayers for the family ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Karen and Bob Endress - Morrison, IL

“DJ & Family, I am truly sorry for your loss, sending prayers and condolences. My thoughts are with you all. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Ordean - Sterling, IL

“So sorry for your loss &Prayers For the Whole Family. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Mrs.Dale & Guadalupe BLASDELL & Hernandez - IL

“RIP Arlyn! Sending our love, hugs, sympathy, and prayers to the family. Randy & Linda (Gorzny) BoelkinsSun City West, ArizonaJulie VegterEl Mirage,...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Boelkins - Sun City West, AZ

“Rest in peace Arlyn. Loved that 56 Chevy you had in high school. Good memories from back in the day. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Parkinson - Erie, IL - Friend

“Thoughts are with family ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Cynthia (Kuehl) brown - Elgin, IL

“Deepest sympathy- ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Andrea Dalton - Morrison, IL

“With sympathy and prayers for family. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Dona Tegeler - Morrison, IL

“Arlyn,Thank you for all the great memories and I know you will be watching over our family from the heavens above. You will be dearly missed and we...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Mike, kaedyn, karter and Ariella Cowlishaw - CA

“I only met Arlyn once at my son and his daughter's wedding.He said take care of my daughter in California.I told him I would and I will the best that...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Jeanne Tucker - Oakdale,Ca., CA

“Rest in peace, Arlen. You were a good friend in school.LYMWn ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Lynda (Burdsall) Warren - IL

“With sympathy and love to the family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Stone - Morrison, IL

“RIP Arlyn. Many years ago you were a wonderful baby sitter for my children. I have good memories of you and your parents. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Dee Berge - Morrison, IL - Friend

“Sending sympathies to the Sikkema families. Arlyn will be missed. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Swanson - Morrison, IL


Arlyn R. Sikkema
Arlyn R. Sikkema, age 70, of Lyndon, died Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison.
Arlyn was born July 8, 1947, in Morrison the son of Dwaine and Emily "Billie" (Howe) Sikkema. He married Deb Wetzell on June 19, 1990, in Mauston, Wis. Arlyn was employed at the Local 2158 in Bettendorf, Iowa as a millwright for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time in Wisconsin and with his dog, Kodiak. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Deb of Lyndon; one son, D.J. (Regina) Sikkema of Lyndon; one daughter, Ada (Mike) Cowlishaw of San Diego, Calif.; one brother, Brent (Daniel) Sikkema of New York City, N. Y.; five grandchildren, Ethan Sikkema, Kaedyn Cowlishaw, Alexis Sikkema, Karter Cowlishaw and Ariella Cowlishaw; and one nephew, Lucas Sikkema.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Private services will take place at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhome.com.