Family Login:


Share This Obituary
Resources

Send Flowers
 Local Florists


Memories & Candles

“To Ken's Family: So sorry for your loss. Ken and I were coworkers and also apprentice instructors together. I valued his friendship, as I'm sure...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff and Linda Moyer - Moline, IL

“My deepest sympathies to Dick & Brenda and Deb & Vince, and their families with the passing of Uncle Ken. He was a kindhearted person and could tell...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Swanson - ND - Family

“Dave, Brenda & FamilyWe are so sorry you lost your father. God Bless.Jim and Edith Ford ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: James Ford - Davenport, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all Ken's family. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bob and Nancy Countryman

“With Deepest Sympathy to "Dick and Brenda" and "Vince and Deb" and Families.Rest in Peace Uncle Ken. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Vern Buikema - Lakewood, CO

“Our deepest sympathy to all of the families in the passing of Ken. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. We have been neighbors forever and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ed and Irene Charneski - Fulton, IL

“Dick & Brenda - Vince & Deb - Our sympathy to you & your families ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Gary & Cheryl Sikkema - Fulton, IL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry and Val Bush

“My deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May the good Lord grant you peace and loving memories to carry you forward. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Wolf

“So very sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed chatting with him and Min whenever we saw them. Such good people. He will be missed. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Boonstra - Fulton, IL

“So sorry to hear of Kens passing. Our Sympathy to the Family ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Roland and Elsie Foster - Fulton, IL

“Dick, Deb, and family, So sorry to hear about Uncle Ken. We have many fond memories to treasure. Our deepest sympathies to all of you. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Mike and Melinda Kramer - Fulton, IL

“Praying you will feel God's comforting hand holding you and your families. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ken & Michelle Renkes

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Deb and Ken Dykstra - Fulton, IL


FULTON, IL – Kenneth "Ken" Ralph Huizenga, 92 of Fulton, IL passed away Saturday June 27, 2020 at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling, IL.

He was born on July 30, 1927 in Newton Township, the son of Ralph and Grace (Juist) Huizenga. He married Wilhelmina "Minnie" Huizenga on February 25, 1948 in Fulton. She passed away April 21, 2010. Ken farmed with his late wife in rural Erie for 20 years. Following farming, when their family moved to Fulton, he drove a milk truck and also worked for the late Herman DeVries in construction. Ken was a welder for the railroad and did plumbing and pipefitting for Loos' Plumbing and ComEd (Exelon) through Local Union 25. Ken retired as a pipefitter with Local Union 25 where he had also been a training instructor. He was a faithful member of 1st Reformed Church having served in the Consistory as a Deacon and an Elder and also taught adult Bible study. Ken enjoyed woodworking, golfing, gardening, feeding hummingbirds, coffee hour with friends, and working on and restoring his 1954 Chevy Plus pickup truck. He loved spending time with his family, especially following and attending his grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's functions and sporting events.

Survivors include: his son David "Dick" (Brenda) Huizenga of Fulton and his daughter Deb (Vince) Stuart of Fulton; his sister Eunice (Leland) Swanson of Fulton and his sister-in-law Flora Huizenga of Fulton; his grandchildren: Kim (Scot) Schaumburg, Andrea (Dave Houtz) Huizenga, Brad (Bri) Stuart, and Lisa (Nick) Petersen; his great grandchildren: Austin, Aiden, and Autumn Schaumburg, Victoria and Andrew Houtz, Isla and Coby Stuart, and Kole and Elaina Petersen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his brothers Robert and Harold; and an infant grandson.

Private family services and burial will be held on Tuesday June 30, 2020 at the Fulton Township Cemetery with Ken Renkes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling, IL

Upcoming Funeral Services
Private Family Funeral Services