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Obituary for Shirley A. DeBoer (Pels)

Shirley A. DeBoer, nee Pels, age 74, beloved wife for 50 years to Richard D. DeBoer. Loving mother of Rich (Sara) DeBoer, the late Robert DeBoer, Kristy DeBoer, Suzanne DeBoer, and Sharilynn DeBoer. Cherished grandmother of Sydney, Hendrik, and Jakob. Dearest sister of Nancy (late Herman) Schaafsma and Carol (Ken) Schutt. Dear sister-in-law of Jay (Barb) DeBoer. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Monday, April 3, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 1:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. A live-stream of the service will be available. Please visit Shirley's obituary on Colonial Chapel's website at to view the live-stream of the service. The link is posted below. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South, Oak Lawn, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463 or Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Ave., Crestwood, IL 60418 are appreciated. Express your thoughts and condolences at 708-532-5400

Below is the live-stream link to Shirley's Funeral Service

Below is a Photo Tribute of Shirley's Life