Iris D. DeBoer

Born: Wed., Mar. 6, 1929
Died: Thu., Mar. 22, 2018


10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Apr. 02, 2018
Location: United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Apr. 02, 2018
Location: United Methodist Church

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Iris D. DeBoer age 89 of Clear Lake, WI,  passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the J .A. Wedum Hospice in Brooklyn Park, MN.  

Iris Darlene DeBoer was born on March 6, 1929 in Hawarden, Iowa the daughter of Millard & Grace (Hulleman)Richardson.    As a child, she moved  frequently with her family, living in Iowa, Missouri and eventually settling in Western Wisconsin.   Iris was married to Wilbur DeBoer on June 17, 1949 and to this union five children were born, Cynthia, Kevin, Vivian, Peggy & Michael.  Together they farmed for many years in Forest Township and then moved to rural Clear Lake in 1972.   In addition to working on the farm, Iris enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening and raised chickens, pigs and beef.  She also enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and canning for her family.  Iris was a member of the United Methodist Church in Clear Lake and will be sorely missed by her family and friends.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur DeBoer;  
daughters, Cindy Ketola and Vivian Leonard;  
son, Michael DeBoer;  &  parents Millard & Grace Richardson

Survived by
Daughter and Son
Kevin (Susan) DeBoer  -  Brooklyn Park, MN
Peggy (Dennis) Opitz  -  Blaine, MN

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

Grand Children
Lauren DeBoer -  Clear Lake, WI
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 Grandchildren
Siobahn Bartz, Aaron Bartz, Logan Rehwaldt, & Alex Rehwaldt

Funeral Service
at noon on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church in Clear Lake, WI

Visitation on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church  from 10:30 - Noon

Clergy  -  Pastor John Hazen     Music  -  Brian Wick

Casket Bearers  -  Paul Davidson, Kevin DeBoer, Warren DeBoer, Steve Johnson,  Ben Opitz,  & Dennis Opitz

Clear Lake Cemetery  -  Clear Lake, WI

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

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James Ketola
   Posted Tue March 27, 2018

A GARDEN PATH was sent by James Ketola.

You will be forever remembered, forever treasured. With love and remembrance, James and Roman

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