Mike J. DeBoer

Born: Thu., Jun. 16, 1960
Died: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
Location: United Methodist Church

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Michael J. “Mike” DeBoer age 57 of Clear Lake, WI,  passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Amery Regional Medical Center.  

Michael Jan DeBoer was born on June 16, 1960 in Amery, WI the son of Wilbur & Iris (Richardson) DeBoer.   He grew up on the family farm in Emerald, WI and attended Clear Lake Schools.   In 1972, Mike moved with his family to a hobby farm near Clear Lake and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1978.   After graduation, he attended technical college to become an auto mechanic and worked as a mechanic around the area for many years.   Mike was married to Carla Martin on August 27, 1994 at the United Methodist Church in Deer Park, WI and together had one daughter, Lauren.  Mike later went on to work in auto parts for Larson Auto in Amery, WI,  at Bumper to Bumper in St. Croix Falls, and recently as a manager at Car Quest in Osceola, WI.  During this time, he also continued to do auto repairs for family and friends.   Mike’s passion was collecting, repairing and restoring old cars.  He enjoyed golfing, go carts, and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.  He loved spending time with his daughter Lauren and took many trips with her to Wisconsin Dells.  Mike was also a member of the United Methodist Church in Clear Lake.     He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  

He is preceded in death by his  father, Wilbur DeBoer;  and sisters, Cindy Ketola and Vivian Leonard

Survived by
Lauren DeBoer -  Clear Lake, WI

Iris DeBoer  -  Clear Lake, WI

Brother & Sister
Kevin (Susan) DeBoer  -  Minneapolis, MN
Peggy (Dennis) Opitz  -  Blaine, MN

Brothers in Law
Edwin Ketola  -   Milwaukee, WI
Jim Leonard  -  Minneapolis, MN

Nieces & Nephews
Barbara Ketola  - West Allis, WI
James Ketola (Roman Lopez)  -  Denver, CO
Benjamin (Sara) Opitz  -  Zimmerman, MN
Angela (Mike) Rehwaldt -  Brooklyn Park, MN
Dr. Michelle Leonard  -  Ft. Collins, CO
Shanna DeBoer  -  Brooklyn Park, MN

Great Niece and Nephews
Siobahn Bartz, Aaron Bartz, Logan Rehwaldt, & Alex Rehwaldt

Funeral Service
11am on  Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church in Clear Lake, WI

Officiating  -  Pastor John Hazen

Clear Lake Cemetery  -  Clear Lake, WI

Scheuermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Clear Lake handled the arrangements.

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Don and Kathy Oldham
   Posted Wed January 10, 2018
Dear family, we so sorry for your beloved family member passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Patty (Frohme) Rau
   Posted Wed January 10, 2018
Condolences for your loss.

James Ketola
   Posted Thu January 11, 2018


Uncle Mike, Rest in peace and know that we will never forget you. With love and deepest condolences, James and Roman

Gary Tomlinson
   Posted Fri January 12, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. I knew Mike for many years, and had the pleasure of working with him at CARQUEST. You will be missed.

Kari Wahl
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss! This is truly a shock to me and my family. Our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Kari Wahl and Peter Krumrie
Randy and Toni Wahl
Curt and Austin Wahl

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