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Gary Wissink

September 12, 1943 May 20, 2019
Gary Wissink
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Obituary for Gary Wissink

Mr. Gary Wissink, age 75, of Hull, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Sioux Center Health.

There will be a memorial service on Friday, May 24, at 3:00pm, at the American Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Steve Bierly will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Friday, at 2:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home.

Gary was born on September 12, 1943, in Bellflower, California, the son of Jacob and Alice (Vanden Bosch) Wissink. In 1945, his family moved to Iowa, settling at Melvin. In 1948, they moved to Sheldon, where he graduated from the Christian School.

He held a variety of occupations, including twenty years at Vink Furniture and five years at Drenkow Motors, both in Sheldon. In 1988, Gary moved to Hull.

On October 6, 1989, he married Minerva Jane Bonestroo at the First Reformed Church in Hull, where they continued to live.

Mr. Wissink was a member of the American Reformed Church in Hull.

He enjoyed building and collecting many model cars. He was known for sending Christmas cards to everyone he knew.

Survivors include his wife of more than 29 years; his sister, Elsie Wissink, of Sheldon; his mother-in-law, Anne Bonestroo, of Okoboji; his sister-in-law and her husband, Vera and James Verdoorn, of Hull; three nieces, Priscilla Gammon, Gina Verdoorn, and Jillian Verdoorn; and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to the building funds of the American Reformed Church in Hull and the Sheldon Christian School.


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Previous Events

Family Visitation

Thursday

23

May

5:00 PM 5/23/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/23/2019 7:00:00 PM
Oolman Funeral Home - Hull

319 Black Forest Road
Hull, IA 51239

Oolman Funeral Home - Hull
319 Black Forest Road Hull 51239 IA
United States

Prayer Service

Friday

24

May

2:00 PM 5/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
Oolman Funeral Home - Hull

319 Black Forest Road
Hull, IA 51239

Oolman Funeral Home - Hull
319 Black Forest Road Hull 51239 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

24

May

3:00 PM 5/24/2019 3:00:00 PM
American Reformed Church - Hull

911 First Street
Hull, IA 51239

American Reformed Church - Hull
911 First Street Hull 51239 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

N Hayes Ave
Hull, IA 51239

N Hayes Ave Hull 51239 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Reformed Church Building Fund

Sheldon Christian School building fund

1425 Ninth Street
Sheldon, Iowa 51201
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