Teresa Joice Bultsma was born May 9, 1959, to Rex and Madelyn Joice (Standley) Fuller, in Waterloo, Iowa. She passed away at Comfort House in Pella, on June 6, 2019.
On August 25, 2001, Teresa was united in marriage to Orville Bultsma in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Together they fostered and adopted two daughters: Tessa Joy and Kaylee Lynn. Teresa was a home maker, worked for Woolverton Printing for over 20 years and also worked for Happy Time Day Care. She enjoyed collecting Precious Moments figurines. She was a fan of the Waterloo Diamonds and enjoyed going to their baseball games and meeting the players. Some of them went on to the major leagues and Teresa remained friends with them.
Teresa was a member of Calvary Christian Reformed Church, where she was a member of Coffee Break. Previously she taught Sunday school and was an AWANA leader for churches in the communities where she lived.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Orville, their daughters: Tessa and Kaylee; her parents, Rex and Joice Fuller; her sisters: Rebecca (Neil) Mills of Ainsworth, Iowa, Fonda Fuller of Waterloo, Iowa, and Karla (Ray) Ainsworth of Independence, Iowa; her sisters-in-law: Deb Bultsma, Arlene Ymker, and Genevieve Schelling; her brothers-in-law: Roland Bultsma, Harvey Ymker, Vic Bultsma and Bernard Schelling.
Teresa was preceded in death by her grandparents: Thomas and Ruth Fuller and Floyd and Alma Standley.
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