John K. DeVries

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JOHN K. DEVRIES SOUTH HOLLAND, IL John K. DeVries, age 82, of South Holland, IL, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Ruth B. DeVries (nee Boss); loving father of Chris (Frank) Venhuizen, John P. (Alva) DeVries, Charles (Ruth) DeVries, Brian (Deb) DeVries, Cheryl (Gary) Huizenga and Roger (Kerrie) DeVries; dear grandfather of 20; great-grandfather of 14; fond brother of the late Ann (late Bob) Buikema and Janet (late Harold) Wierenga; and kind uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitation on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt. 30 and Pleasant Springs Lane) Dyer, IN. Funeral service on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Cottage Grove Christian Reformed Church, 16566 Cottage Grove Ave., South Holland, IL with Rev. Richard Zekveld officiating. Private interment, prior to the service at Fairmount-Willow Hills Cemetery - Willow Springs, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to the Bibles for Missions Thrift Store in Highland, IN. Mr. DeVries was a retired manager for Jewel/Osco and was a past president of the Bibles for Missions Thrift Store in Highland, IN. For further info please contact 219-322-7300 or visit


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Smits Funeral Home - Dyer
2121 Pleasant Springs Lane
Dyer, IN 46311
219 322-7300
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Published in The Times on Apr. 30, 2012