Doryce E. Kooiman

Doryce E. Kooiman

Doryce E. Kooiman, 78 of Aitkin, died Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin.
She was born May 23, 1939 in Pease, MN to Albert and Grace (Ruis) Godeke. She graduated high school and worked as an office manager. Doryce (Godeke) was united in marriage to Roger D. Kooiman August 7, 1959 in Minneapolis. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, and traveling with her sisters. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Aitkin and Nord Lake Association.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger D. Kooiman on August 11, 2016; brother, Michael Godeke; and her parents, Albert and Grace (Ruis) Godeke.
Doryce is survived by her son and his friend, Tim Kooiman (Jennifer) of Champlin; daughter and son-in-law, Julie (Kevin) Kowalski of Brainerd; brother and sister-in-law, Leon (Sue) Godeke of Arden Hills; two sisters and brother-in-law, Dorene Lord of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Cheryl (Brian) Ellingson of Clear Lake; three grandchildren, Ryan Pace, Drew Kooiman, and Nathan Kooiman; many other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Reverend Darrell Pedersen will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Pease Cemetery. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin. www.srtfuneral.com

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