Obituary: Grace Janet DeBoer


June 11, 1933 – December 7, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Grace Janet DeBoerGrace Janet DeBoer, nee Prium, age 88, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, formerly of South Holland, IL, went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Gerald DeBoer and late Garrett Vroegh Jr. Loving mother of Gerald DeBoer, late Garry Vroegh, late Sidney (Vicky) DeBoer, and the late Cheryl (David) Donnellan. Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Joanna Schultz, late Darlene Griede, late Henry Prium, and the late Hardy Prium. Aunt of several nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by her parents John and Hilda Prium. A private graveside service will be held Friday, December 17, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL.

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