April 17, 1941 – November 05, 2018
information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
Gene Wayne Kooi, age 77 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018. He was born on April 17, 1941, to Bert and Mildred Kooi.
Gene is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years: Patricia (nee Howard); four children: Doug and Jennifer VanDerWeide, Erick and Jessica Kooi, John W. Kooi, and Dana and Buck Parsons; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters: Katy (Al) Staack and Ida Zillmer; and brothers: Bob Kooi and Bill Kooi. Gene was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers and sisters.
Gene had worked as an operator for air separation. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the William J. Riley Memorial Hospice, 511 Otis Bowen Dr., Munster, IN 46321.