Rosa deBoer

Rosa deBoer age 92 of Sibley, IA, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Country View Manor in Sibley.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Demco Center in Boyden, IA. Burial will follow at the Sherman Township Cemetery near Maurice, IA.

Visitation will be Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with family present.

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 Rosa deBoer was born August 25, 1921 near Maurice, Iowa the daughter of Peter and Rena (deJager) Faber. She received her education in South Dakota. On December 12, 1950 she was united in marriage to Gerrit deBoer at LeMars, Iowa. The couple lived at Sibley, IA, Kingsley, IA and Pierson, IA. They lived in Pierson from 1957 to 2009. On August 17, 2010 Rosa’s husband Gerrit died after nearly 60 years of marriage. Rosa enjoyed scrabble, Fellowship meetings and sewing.
Rosa is survived by her children, Ruth deBoer Krisher of Ogdensburg, WI; son, Brant (Joyce) deBoer of Waterville, KS; son, Peter (Ruthie) deBoer of Stillwater, OK; daughter, Jenae (Glenn) deBoer Krisher of Gilbert, AZ; daughter, Janna (Kerry) deBoer Williams of Brewster, MN; and son Sydney deBoer of Bloomington, MN; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; siblings, Wendell (Vivian) Faber of NE, Bernice Faber of Oklahoma; Maynard (Janie) Faber of Oklahoma; Philene (Gene) Swearengin of Arizona, Goldie (Jim) Vlieger of Iowa, Laurence (Wanda) Faber of Washington, Lydia (Jerry) Beemer of Arizona, and Ronald (Luella) of Missouri; sister-in-law, Donna Faber of Kansas; and other extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Rena Faber; her husband Gerrit; sisters, Freda and June Faber and Lois Williams; Berniece; brothers, Roland and Phillip; father and mother-in-law, Brant and Jetske deBoer.
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