Talena Barnes
Talena Barnes
Talena Barnes

Obituary of Talena Barnes

Talena Barnes

(nee Bulthuis)

Age 93. Passed away peacefully, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Meadowbrook Manor, Bolingbrook, with family by her side.

Born April 11, 1923 in Stickney, IL, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Alberdiena (nee Bruinuis) Bulthuis.

Survived by her loving daughters, Nadene (Calvin) Kooyenga, Lynn (Edmund) Ongenae, Jill (Charles) Jensen, Kathleen (Robert) Seeley; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband, Horace G. "Sonny" Barnes (1964); her parents; four brothers and two sisters.

The family would like to thank the Second Floor staff at Meadowbrook Manor, Bolingbrook, for their excellent care and compassion.

Visitation and Funeral Services for Talena Barnes will be private. Interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1 North LaSalle Street, Suite. 1200, Chicago, IL 60602 (www.jdrf.org) would be appreciated. Fred C. Dames Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com.