Dr. George DeJong
Dr. George A. DeJong, age 100, of Orland Park, IL passed away peacefully Sunday, April 8, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Agnes DeJong, nee Van Soest. Loving father of Shirley (Dr. Ronald) Stavinga, Judy (late John) Van Vossen, and Bruce (Diane) DeJong. Devoted grandfather of Nina (J.D. Schreiber) Stavinga, Jon (Ana Miliauskas) Van Vossen, Karl (Meghan) Van Vossen, Anne Marie (Aaron) Uzueta, Scott DeJong, and Lisa (Robert) Lorenzini and great-grandfather of Sofia Lorenzini, Giuliana Lorenzini, Morgan Van Vossen, Katherine Van Vossen, Avery Moller, Melina Uzueta and Lydia Uzueta. He is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen (nee Van Soest) McFall. Preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Stuart (Catherine) DeJong, Bessie (William) Klein, John (Hermina) DeJong, Lambert (Rena) DeJong, Walter (Johanna) DeJong, Olive (Ralph) Visser, Hilda (Nicholas) Ouwenga, and Jennie (Simon) Visser, Dr. DeJong is survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.
Dr. DeJong was a physician in the area for many years, affiliated with Christ Hospital and Lawn Medical, both in Oak Lawn, IL, and was a W.W. II U.S. Army Veteran.
Visitation, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave., (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Funeral Service, Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church, 7059 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Greg Janke officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Dr., Palos Heights, IL 60463. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400
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