Sylvia Montsma, 80, of Waupun, died peacefully on Friday, January 27, 2012 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac with her children at her side.
Sylvia is survived by three daughters, Elaine Kuiper of Plymouth, Bonnie Immel of Beaver Dam, and Debra (Scott) Van Buren of Waupun; four sons, Edward (Kathy) Montsma of Lamartine, Thomas (Ann) Montsma of Brandon, Ken Montsma of Brandon, and Jeff Montsma of Fond du Lac; 13 grandchildren, Christina Montsma, Wyatt Kuiper, Lee Kuiper, Kirk Van Buren, Andy Immel, Haley Montsma, Cory Starbird, Allison Montsma, Wesley Immel, Shawn Montsma, Nicole Van Buren, Kalen Montsma, and Gabrielle Montsma; five brothers, Henry (Alice) Heeringa of Waupun, Dick (Barb) Heeringa of Waupun, Sam (Barb) Heeringa of Parker, AZ, William (Jean) Heeringa of Mukwonago, and Richard (Nancy) Heeringa of Delavan; and a sister-in-law, Caroline Heeringa of Waupun.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Montsma; and two brothers, Norman Heeringa and Andrew Heeringa.
Funeral services for Sylvia Montsma will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. Jeff Brower officiating.
Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.
Friends and relatives of Sylvia Montsma may call on the family on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
The Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.