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Lois DeVries

June 4, 1929 — August 29, 2014

Lois DeVries

85 year old, Lois DeVries of DeMotte, went to be with our Lord on August 29, 2014.

On June 4, 1929, Lois was born in DeMotte, to Martin and Sena (Walstra) Hoffman.  Lois graduated from DeMotte High School in 1947. Lois married the love of her life, Kenneth DeVries on March 29, 1949 in DeMotte, Indiana. She was a lifetime area resident and homemaker. Lois was a homemaker, gardener, and seamstress.

Lois is survived by her loving husband: Kenneth, daughters: Phyllis (Neil) Everett, Christine (Dave) De St. Jean, Gloria (Michael) Sullivan, Donna (Vernon) Jonkman, Brenda DeVries, son: Bob (Karen) DeVries, 16 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren, siblings: Paul (Barb) Hoffman, Martin (Edna) Hoffman, Wilma (Richard) Blood, Carolyn Stembel, and Rita Toppen, and sister-in-law Allie Hoffman.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents: Martin & Sena Hoffman, brother: William Hoffman, and brother-in-laws: Al Stembel and Junior Toppen,

Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Lois will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of DeMotte with Pastor Duane Abston officiating, interment will follow in the Holland Cemetery.

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