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Updated: 04 January 2015
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1. Jan Rijkkerson Vliek and Wouterje Williams.
2. Lubert Wyn Vliek (1812 - 1885) married Willemina Huisman. They had 8 children:
a. Jan (1834 - 1914)
b. Johannes H. (1838 - 1905)
c. Hendrick (1840 - 1912)
d. Rijkje (1845 - 1916)
e. William (1849 - 1915)
f. Martha (1851 - 1905)
g. Lubbert (1854 - 1891)
h. Jannetje (1855 - 1918)
3. William Vliek married Johanna. They had 10 children:
b. Lubert "Bert" W. and Reka Sjoerdsma. They had 8 children.
g. George H.
4. Lubert "Bert" W. Vliek married Reka Sjoerdsma. They had 8 children:
b. Andrew L.
d. Justin G.
e. Everett J.
f. Sylvia Jo
g. John George
h. Gerald "Jay"
5. Gerald "Jay" Vliek married (1) Evelyn Sitar (1923 - 1996), (2) Virginia Marie Osmick
Gerald "Jay" Vliek -- (From the Paw Paw Courier-Leader) Decatur - Jay Vliek, 94, of Decatur, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. He was born May 15, 1920, in Decatur, the son of Lubert and Reka (Sjoerdsma) Vliek. He was a longtime member of the Carpenters Union and the First Presbyterian Church of Decatur. Members of his family include his wife, Virginia; his children, Leslie (David) Smeltzer, Lyle Vliek, Carol White, David (Joanne) Osmick, Marcia (Doug) Sikkema, Diane Osmick, Robert (Kerry) Osmick, and Lisa (Ray) Carlson; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ray; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preced in death by his first wife, Evelyn, in 1996; five brothers and two sisters. The family spent time with friends Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler & Thompson - Paw Paw, 60900 M-40. (269-657-3870), where funeral services were held Thursday. Visit Jay's personal memory page at: www.lifestorynet.com to read his Life Story and archive a favorite memory or photo. Memorial contributions ay be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Decatur or Hospice Car.