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Obituary: Karen L. Deinema

February 26, 1945 – July 8, 2023

Karen L. Deinema, age 78, late of Beecher formerly of South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 8, 2023. Dearest sister of Sharon (Phil) VanDam, Wayne (late Joyce) Deinema, and the late Edith (late John) McDermott. Kind aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Peter and Eda Deinema. Karen was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Thursday, July 13, 2023, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. directly at First Reformed Church 15924 South Park Avenue, South Holland, IL, with Rev. James Oord officiating. Private interment Mount Vernon Memorial Estates Cemetery – Lemont, IL.

Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN.

For further information, please contact 219-322-7300.

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Smits Funeral Homes
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