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Michael J. ‘Houzer’ Houzenga

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

CHADWICK – Michael J. “Houzer” Houzenga, 43, of Chadwick, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He farmed in the Chadwick area.

Michael was born Oct. 19, 1969, in Morrison, the son of Gary L. and Linda (Diephuis) Houzenga.

Survivors include his parents of Fulton; two sisters, Melissa (Dale) Huizenga of Kewaunee, Wis., and Amanda (Jason) Deets of Chadwick; one nephew; his paternal grandmother,  Lorraine Houzenga of Fulton; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Open Door in Clinton, Iowa. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. James L. Machen, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton. Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Fulton is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Foursquare Children of Promise International – Cambodian Orphans.

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