Obituary: Carol A. Boomstra


May 6, 1934 – January 9, 2022

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Carol A. BoomstraCarol A. Boomstra, nee Cheney, age 87, of Dyer, IN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Beloved wife of Donald Boomstra. Loving mother of David (Sharon) Boomstra, Denise (Donald) DeYoung, and Dawn Porwit. Dear grandmother of ten; great-grandmother of 12. Sister of the late Paul (Rhonda) Cheney and late Nancy (John) Schaddelee. Aunt of several nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by her parents Edward and Mabel Cheney.

Private services will be held. Memorial contributions may be given to Wears Valley Children’s Camp, 100 One Fine Place, Sevierville, TN 37862 ( or Moody Radio, 820 N. LaSalle Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60610 ( Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home – Dyer, IN. For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guest book at