Mildred “Millie” Kuiper

Date of Death: Feb 03, 2013
Mildred “Millie” Kuiper
[highlight_text] (1923 – 2013) [/highlight_text] Mildred “Millie” Kuiper, 89, a resident of The Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center in Waupun, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at The Christian Home.


[leftcolumn]Millie was born June 17, 1923 in Sheldon, IA the daughter of Henry and Henrietta Navis Navis. On September 17, 1943 she married William H. Kuiper in Waupun. The couple farmed in Racine County until 1958 at which time they moved to Waupun. Throughout the course of Millie’s life, she was employed at The Christian Home for 15 years. She was a member of First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun. Millie loved life and enjoyed those around her.

Millie is survived by a son, Jerald (Sherri) Kuiper of Punta Gorda, FL; a daughter, Susan Boehme and fiancé, Jeff Jones of Oshkosh; seven grandchildren, Bill Kuiper, Bob (Diana) Kuiper, Heather (Jeremy) Wenner, Craig (Paula) Bass, Jordan (Elisa) Jacobsen, Erin Boehme, and John Boehme III; ten great-grandchildren, Sahra, Savanah, Miles, Charlotte, Ethan, Sophie, Skylar, Ryan, Jesse, and Ella; two sisters, Joyce Gorr of Randolph, and Evelyn Braaksma of Randolph; a brother, Ken (Betty) Navis of Wyoming, MI; and a son-in-law, Lionel Goldblatt of Chicago, IL.

Millie was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Kuiper; a daughter, Sharon Kuiper; and four brothers, Harlan, Clifford, Gerald, and James Navis.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives of Millie Kuiper may call on the family on Saturday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.[rightcolumn]

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Funeral services for Mildred Kuiper will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Norman Haan officiating. [rightcolumn]

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.


  1. Pearl Navis Says: February 5, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Millie loved to sing – I know she is singing in heaven now.

  2. Mary Navis Giaritelli Says: February 6, 2013 at 3:44 am

    I always remember Aunt Millie happy and laughing….so much fun. She’s in heaven now laughing with Mom and Dad (and enjoying a feast!)

  3. Diane plamann Says: February 8, 2013 at 3:19 am

    Sue, you have been a good and supportive daughter to your mother. She has gone home to our Heavenly Father and is at peace. Keep her love and memories close to your heart.

  4. Diane plamann Says: February 8, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Erin and John I send my love and am sad of the news of grandma Millie passing. She sounds like an awesome grandma and I’m sure you will miss her.

  5. Nancy Small Says: February 9, 2013 at 4:22 am

    Susan, I will always remember your lovely mother Millie as always having a smile on her face and welcoming everyone. She adored her children and grandchildren. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. May your wonderful memories of your loving mother give you comfort.

  6. Jerry you talked often about your mom and what great memories you had of her!! You take after her with your great sense of happiness and your love of singing. You have much comfort knowing she is Heaven and one day you will see her again.

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