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Wesley B. Obbink

March 25, 1931 December 27, 2017
Wesley B. Obbink
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Obituary for Wesley B. Obbink

Wesley B Obbink, 86, of Oostburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Pine Haven Christian Home in Sheboygan Falls. Wes was born on March 25, 1931, in Town of Holland to Harry and Henrietta (Simmelink) Obbink. He attended Cedar Grove High School. On June 18, 1952, Wes married Phyllis Huenink at Calvary OPC in Cedar Grove. Wes served his country in the United States Army from 1952-1954, serving 18 months in Germany. Wes was a Dairy Farmer and enjoyed farming every day until the very end. Wes was a member of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove, where he served as an elder, deacon, trustee, and sang in the Men's Chorus. He was on the board for the Co-op Exchange, a board member of the Sheboygan County FSA, and a seed dealer for DeKalb and Lemke farms. Wes was named Sheboygan County Outstanding Farmer of the Year in 1965.  He enjoyed golfing, playing cards with family, traveling with his wife Phyllis, especially trips to Florida, Arizona and Europe for their 50th anniversary.  Wes is survived by his wife of 65 years, Phyllis Obbink; son, David (Cindy) Obbink; daughter-in-law, Carla Obbink; six grandchildren, Jacob (Melissa) Obbink, Samantha Norgel, Ross (Holly) Obbink, Jo Ellen (Peter) DeHaai, Jaclyn (Steve) Ratajczak, and Melanie Obbink; ten great-grandchildren, Hayden, Landon, Camryn, Owen, Noah, Levi, Micah, Isaac, Anne Marie and Carly; brother, Harlan (Marge) Obbink; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Obbink, and Gertrude Graaskamp. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Wes was preceded in death by his son, Brian Obbink; granddaughter, Megan Obbink; parents; brother, Leon Obbink; parents-in-law, Edwin and Garlie Huenink; and four brothers-in-laws, Carroll (Ellen) Huenink, LaMonte Huenink, Winifred Graaskamp, and Harold Simmelink.  A funeral service to celebrate Wes' life will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 12:30 pm at Calvary OPC, 136 Union Ave., Cedar Grove with Rev. David Cornette officiating. Committal prayers and Military Honors will take place at the church with a time of fellowship and lunch immediately following. Burial will take place at Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Grove. Relatives and friends may greet the family at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove on Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 10:00 am until the time of service at 12:30 pm.  A memorial fund is being established in his name for Oostburg Christian School. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com.  The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Obbink family with arrangements.


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Visitation

Saturday

30

Dec

10:00 AM 12/30/2017 10:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM 12/30/2017 12:30:00 PM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church

136 Union Avenue
Cedar Grove, WI 53013

Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

30

Dec

12:30 PM 12/30/2017 12:30:00 PM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church

136 Union Avenue
Cedar Grove, WI 53013

Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Presbyterian Cemetery Final Resting Place

Town of Holland
HWY 32, WI 53013

Town of Holland HWY 32 53013 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Oostburg Christian School

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