ROSETTA DeBOER (FENNEMA) DONAHUE

Obituary
  • "Dale and Jeanine, Can't help but think your Mom, Rose, is..."
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Rosetta DeBoer Donahue (nee Fennema) LAS VEGAS, NV - Rosetta (Fennema) DeBoer Donahue, age 88, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Rose (Rowie) is survived by her children: Diana DeBoer, Donna Spencer, and Dale (Jeanine) DeBoer; one daughter-in-law MaryLynn (late Dean) DeBoer; ten grandchildren: Jeff (Sinead) DeGraaf, Jennifer (James) Maddux, Douglas DeBoer, Julie DeVries, Heidi Fink, Justin Balcerak, Amanda Sumner, Corrine (Ben) Speckien, Dana (Nate) Orcutt, and Dane (Amber) Stewart; nineteen great grandchildren: Ashling DeGraaf, Adrienne and Taylor Gibson and Rhys Maddux, Michael, Sadie, Emily and Jakob DeBoer, Jace and Grace DeVries, Amelia and Olivia Fink, Haylee Taylor and Dylan Jones, Charlie and Louie Speckien, Tyler and Savannah Orcutt, and Aurora Stewart; two sisters: Jess (late Harold) Winterhoff and Joyce (late Bud) Rinkema; three brothers: Bud (late Gerry) Monet Fennema, Andrew (late Lois) Fennema, Jr., and Gerald (Joyce) Fennema; two sisters-in-law: Grace (late Robert) Fennema and Lenora (late Henry Ridder and Gene) VanderWell. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Henry (Hank) DeBoer; two sons: Dean DeBoer and Douglas DeBoer; five sisters: Grace (late John) VanderZee, Edith (late Nicholas) Ridder, Ann (late Cornelius) Lindemulder, Dorothy (late Cornelius) Gouwens, Eleanor (late Rich) Hook; and by four brothers: John (late Josephine) Fennema, Gilbert (late Minnie) Fennema, Robert G. (Grace) Fennema, and Donald Fennema. Succeeding Rose's death, was the death of one son, David (Diane Soule) DeBoer. Graveside service will be held Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1881 Thornton Lansing Road, Lansing, IL 60438.

Published in The Times from May 13 to May 16, 2018