Wilbur Eugene SpykermanJune 29, 1930 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 90)
Wilbur Eugene (Spyke) Spykerman, age 90 passed away on October 15, 2020 in Anaheim, CA. Wilbur was born in Primghar, IA to his parents Nick & Wilhelmina Spykerman on June 29, 1930.
Wilbur was a 32 year resident of Cherry Valley, CA, formerly of Holland Michigan, 33yrs and La Habra, CA, 25yrs.
After graduating High School, he served in the US Army, ranking Corporal and was a Purple Heart recipient. He worked as a Crane Operator at Padnos Holland, and was a Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Services in Holland, MI and La Habra, CA.
Wilbur was active in the Highland Springs Golf Club, a Bible Teacher in previous churches, and fixed many golf clubs in the Village. He was Golfer of the Year, 10 Hole in Ones. Wilbur was a Christian and attended Mountain Avenue Baptist Church. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved golfing with friends and family and spending time with his wife Bonnie.
Wilbur is survived by his sons, James Spykerman, Steve (Julie) Spykerman and Gary (Susan) Spykerman; grandchildren, David, Sandy, Amy, Dan, Mark, Michelle, Kevin, Brian, and Karen; sisters, Eileen Griffis, Elsye Kossen and Evelyn Nyenhuis; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonita Lou Spykerman of Cherry Valley, CA; parents, Nick & Wilhelmina Spykerman of Holland, MI; brother, John Spykerman of Chula Vista, CA; granddaughter, Kristin Joy Johnson of Anaheim, CA.
Viewing will take place Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., Wiefels & Son Mortuary, Banning, CA. A Memorial Service to follow, Saturday, October 31, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at Mountain Ave. Baptist Church, Banning, CA. Burial will take place 9:30 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2020 at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Mountain Avenue Baptist Church, Banning, CA.