Henry J. Boer

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HENRY J. BOER "HANK" ST. JOHN, IN Henry J. Boer, age 79, of St. John, IN, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 27, 2014. Beloved husband of Marilyn Boer (nee Eriks); loving father of Linda (Randy) Smit, James (Janet) Boer, and Brenda (Paul) Hoekstra; proud grandfather of Michael (Dawn) Smit, Matthew (Amy) Smit, Nathan Smit, Mark (Rebecca) Boer, Brandon Hoekstra, and Cameron Hoekstra; great grandfather of five; dear brother of Leonard Boer; step father of Cherilyn (Kevin) Klomp and step grandfather of Olivia and Brody Klomp. Mr. Boer was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie Ruth Boer (nee Jonkman) in 1997; and his second wife, Lorraine Van Zuidam Boer (nee Mossell) in 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents: Nick and Jennie (nee Santefort) Boer; two brothers: Everett (late Marie) Boer and Chester (Helen) Boer; and one sister, Jean (late Bob) Armin. Visitation Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt. 30 & Pleasant Springs Lane) Dyer, IN 46311. Funeral service Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at First Reformed Church (3134 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL 60438) with Rev. Ben Kappers officiating. Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Lansing, IL. Mr. Boer was a longtime member of the First Reformed Church of Lansing where he had served both as an Elder and Deacon. He was also a retired employee of United Parcel Service. Memorial contributions may be given to First Reformed Church of Lansing. For further information please contact 219-322-7300 or visit: www.SMITSFH.com

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Published in The Times on Jan. 29, 2014