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Obituary: Cailey Ryann DeJong

December 14, 1995 – December 14, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Cailey Ryann DeJong Cailey Ryann DeJong, age 27, of Lansing, IL was delivered from her earthly suffering and went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Beloved daughter of Homer and Evelyn (nee Regnerus) DeJong. Cherished sister of Courtney (Ryan) Bylsma, Tyler (Jennifer) DeJong, Case (Emily) DeJong, and Douglas DeJong. Loving aunt of Jase, Kaiya, Jude, Caiden, Maddox, Liam, Blake, and Frank. Dear niece and cousin of many. Cailey was loved by many and will be missed.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2022, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Crete Protestant Reformed Church, 1777 E. Richton Road, Crete, IL. A funeral service will take place at 3:00 p.m. at the Church with Rev. Audred Spriensma officiating. (Please note that the church is a scent and fragrance free church, also no poinsettia plants please). Burial will be a private family service on Friday, December 23, 2022, at Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. In loving memory of Cailey, memorial contributions may be given to The Protestant Reformed Christian School / Heritage Christian High School (, Covenant Christian High School ( or a Christian School of choice. For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at

A livestream link for the service will be posted on Smits Funeral Home’s website on Thursday.

Smits Funeral Homes
Smits Funeral Homes
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