January 27, 1947 - May 17, 2015
Willis D. DeBoer, age 68, of Spirit Lake, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his home in Spirit Lake. He was born on January 27, 1947, in Sibley, Iowa, to William and Nelva (Strootman) DeBoer. Willis graduated from Hull Western Christian High School in 1964. He worked various jobs throughout his life, including advertising sales, truck driving and custodian for the schools. Willis was united in marriage to Linda Bosma on October 16, 1993, at Gull Point State Park. He enjoyed spending his spare time fishing, reading and watching all sports. As a young man, he excelled at baseball and fast-pitch softball. Willis is survived by his wife, Linda DeBoer of spirit Lake; daughter, Rochelle Ebel, and her husband, Kyle of Rock Rapids; son, Chad DeBoer, and his wife, Lori of Broomfield, Colorado; sister, Glenda Reinke, and her husband, Larry of Spirit Lake; brother, Jan DeBoer, and his wife, Connie of Sibley; sister-in-law, Esther DeBoer of Sanborn; five grandchildren, Caleb, Brody, Sydney, Shae and Samantha; and two great-grandchildren, Gatlin and Westin. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Charles DeBoer. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at CrossWinds Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held Tuesday, from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his name. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Willis D. DeBoer, age 68, of Spirit Lake, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his home in Spirit Lake. He was born on January 27, 1947, in Sibley, Iowa, to William and Nelva (Strootman) DeBoer. Willis graduated from Hull Western Christian... View Obituary & Service Information
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