RACINE - Bernice H. DeBoer, 84, left us to celebrate eternal life with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 30, 2013. Bernice was born on June 1, 1929 to parents Samuel and Anna (Reitsma) DeBoer and was a lifelong resident of Racine, a graduate of William Horlick High School and a faithful member of the Racine Christian Reformed Church. On October 28, 1950, Bernice was married to the late Clifford DeBoer of Grandville, Iowa and together they enjoyed sixty years of marriage and the raising of five children. In her younger years, Bernice enjoyed baking, bowling, family picnics and Sunday afternoon car rides. Upon their retirement, Bernice and Cliff spent countless hours and many miles on their bicycles enjoying the beauty of the Midwestern outdoors. Visitation will be held at Racine Christian Reformed Church, 911 Illinois Street at 10:00 am on Friday, October 4th with funeral services held immediately after at 11:00 with the Pastor Doug Aldrink officiating. Left to cherish Bernice's memory are her children, Larry (JoEllen) DeBoer of Grand Prairie, TX, their children Amanda, Alena, Alyssa (Raymond) Bates and their daughter, Addison; Gerald (Nancy) DeBoer of Yorkville and their children, Kevin and Kristina; Sandra (Brian) Morello of Sycamore, IL and their children, Alyssa, Monica, and Kayla (Tom) Morton and their children, Sierra and Tommy; Jay (Lori) DeBoer of Kenosha, WI and their children, Ashley (Jason) Clark, Nate, Tyler, Gavin, and Madison; Jamie DeBoer of Racine and daughter, Hailey; and Bernice's sisters, Edythe DeBoer of Kingsland, GA and Annette Van Dyke of Grand Rapids, MI as well as many nephews, nieces, and loving in-laws. Miller-Reesman, Kasuboski, Haas, and Dahl Funeral Home 620 15th Avenue, Union Grove, WI 53182 262-878-2500 www.miller-reesman.com
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Miller-Reesman Funeral Home - Union Grove
620 15th Avenue (Hwy 11) Union Grove, WI 53182
Published in Racine Journal Times on Oct. 1, 2013