Obituary: Betty DeBoer

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August 27, 1934 – August 20, 2020

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Betty DeBoer, nee Cooper, age 85, of Lansing, IL, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late Sidney DeBoer. Loving mother of Judy (Mark) Drenth, Jane (late Ron) VanDerBilt, and Karen (Jeff) Althuis. Cherished grandmother of Kristi Drenth, Dan (Amy) Drenth, Tim VanDerBilt, Joy (Doug) Verkaik, the late Michael Althuis, David (Megan) Althuis, and Cindy (David) Clickner; great-grandmother of Brenna Drenth, Zachary Drenth, A.J. Verkaik, and Lydia Verkaik. Dear sister of the late Alice (late Mel) Eckerstrom, late Art (Eleanor) Cooper, late Robert (Gertrude) Cooper, and the late Raymond (Gail) Cooper. Kind aunt to many nieces and nephews. Betty was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Sunday, August 23, 2020, from 4:00 – 8:00pm at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd St. (Rt. 6/159th St.) South Holland, IL. (In consideration of others, please wear a mask.) Funeral service Monday, August 24, 2020, at 11:00am at First Christian Reformed Church, 16248 South Park Ave, South Holland, IL, with Rev. Daniel Svendsen officiating. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorial contributions to Illiana Christian High School (10920 Calumet Ave, Dyer, IN 46311) are greatly appreciated.