Date of Death: June 26, 2019

Service Details

In accordance with family wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of Mr. DeBoer’s life will be held at a later date at the First Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers.

Obituary Notice

Andrew Thomas DeBoer, age 65, of Three Rivers, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at his home. He was born on June 20, 1954 in Chicago, IL., the son of the late James C. and Celia (Boomker) DeBoer.
Andrew graduated from Tinley Park High School in 1972 and moved to the Three Rivers area. Andrew worked as a heavy machine operator at DeBoer Materials for a few years then he began his own contracting and excavating business, D & M Contracting.  He then went on to work for H.J. Deaton and Sons.

Mr. DeBoer was preceded by his father, James C. DeBoer and infant son, James Carl DeBoer.
Surviving to cherish his memory are daughters, Amanda Rose (Jamey Paquin) DeBoer of Jones and Celia Annette DeBoer of Chicago, IL; mother, Celia DeBoer of Three Rivers; brothers, Theodore, Frederick, and William (Becky) DeBoer; sister, Annette DeJong of Three Rivers; grandchildren, Michael and Matt Niskala; many nieces and nephews.

Additional Information

Memorial donations may be made payable to the DeBoer Family c/o Amanda DeBoer.  Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

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  1. Andy,
    You always were my favorite “Roads Scholar”.
    Remembering the letters that you wrote to the various Municipalities.
    We laughed. Often wondered if the receivers of your letters understood.
    Now the Angels with be laughing and admiring your intelligence and the
    your skill of the English language.
    Just Me,
    Jean Blanchard Buchin Retired BSS&G Peep
    John Buchin Balkema’s

    • Thank you, Jean!
      Dad always had a way with words and humor. My sister and I were reminiscing all the random message machine recordings that embarrassed us growing up.

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