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Broer “Bud” Adema

Sep 19, 1935 - May 14, 2023


Broer “Bud” Adema, age 87, of Sheboygan Falls passed away Sunday May 14, 2023. Bud was born September 19, 1935, in Franeker Friesland, Netherlands to the late Peter and Johanna (De Haan) Adema. Bud came to the United States and was employed by Kohler Company for years prior to working for Anhalt Construction as a carpenter. On December 8, 1955, Bud was united in marriage to Grace Boersma; she preceded him in death on December 22, 2016.
Survivors include sons Peter Adema of Howards Grove and Wayne Adema of Sheboygan, daughter Carol Hackney of Sheboygan Falls, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, brother Rick Adema of Sheboygan and three sisters Hilly (Jim) Ver Velde of Sheboygan, Johanna (Randy) Hedstrom of Sheboygan and Annie Wriedt of Howards Grove.
Bud was preceded in death by his wife Grace, parents, daughter Christina and a brother John.
Family and friends may gather at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan on Monday, May 22, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. Fr. Subi Thomas will officiate. The burial will take place in the Wildwood Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at


Date: Monday May 22, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Memorial Service

Date: Monday May 22, 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Ton van Ouwerkerk

Condolences on the passing of Uncle Broer. We wish family and friends a lot of strength with this great loss. Ton, Paul en Sandra van Ouwerkerk

Daniëlle van der Zee

I was sad to hear of your loss. My condolences. Best wishes, Daniëlle van der Zee from Holland

Hannie Van Ouwerkerk

André en Hannie van Ouwerkerk

Lieve ome broer wat hebben we een leuke tijd gehad samen met tante Griet. Jullie bij ons in Holland en wij bij jullie in Sheboygan. We zullen altijd aan jullie denken aan de lieve gastvrije mensen. Je bent nu weer bij Tina en tante Griet. Liefs van André en Hannie

Nicole van Ouwerkerk

Dear family abroad, I was so saddened to hear of your loss of your beloved (grand) father. Please accept my deepest condolences for you and your family's loss. I am thinking of you and sending my love. Rest in peace dear Ome broer. Veel liefs uit Nederland, Nicole van Ouwerkerk

Chris tine Atkinson Wing

So sorry to hear about your dad, Sending you and your family prayers.


Carol,AND Family, You have my deepest sympathy In The loss of your father , Sending prayers 🙏 ❤️

Mike & Lisa Mc Donnough

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