- April 30, 1937 - March 9, 2017
- Brunswick, New Jersey
of John's Passing
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John was born on April 30, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017.
John was a resident of Brunswick, New Jersey at the time of his passing.
John, a Houghton College graduate, continued on to MIT earning his PhD in physics in 1964. He was a Research Scientist at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ.
He was married to Gladys Wakkinen.
Family and friends may gather from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Houghton Wesleyan Church at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Wesley Oden, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Houghton.
Memorials if desired to: Houghton College, One Willard Avenue, PO Box 128
Houghton, NY 14744.