JEFFREY E MIEDEMA | 1977 - 2014 | Obituary

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Born: February 23, 1977
Died: June 19, 2014

Jeffrey E. Miedema; 37 years old of Antioch, IL passed away Thursday June 19, 2014 after a long battle with liver disease. He was born February 23, 1977 in Chicago, IL the son of Walter and Kathleen (Stone) Miedema, living in Bensenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL before settling in Antioch in 1983. Jeff worked as a marine mechanic alongside his father at Wally’s Marine Service, Russell, IL. He enjoyed: golfing, fishing, building hot rods, boating, watching sports, and cheering on the Chicago Bears and Cubs.

Survivors include: his father Wally Miedema of Antioch, IL, two siblings: Jason Miedema of Trevor, WI and Kristy (Mike) Slabosz of Antioch, IL; his niece and nephews: Jacob, Jesse, Zachary, and Kyleigh; his grandfather Andrew Miedema of Hawthorn Woods, IL; his girlfriend Barb Bischoffer of Antioch, IL and her children: Kasey and Sonya; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Jeffrey was preceded in death by his mother Kathy in 2009.

Visitation will be held from 4PM until 8PM Wednesday June 25, 2014 at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL 60002, with family memories at 7PM. Graveside Services will be 11AM Thursday at Hillside Cemetery (Corner of Rte. 173 and Hillside Ave.) Antioch. In lieu of flowers, donations to a family memorial are appreciated in his memory. Please sign the online guest book for Jeff at

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