James R. Boer

June 19, 1935 - August 29, 2012

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James Boer, age 77, of Oklahoma City, OK, formerly of South Holland, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Beloved husband of Jane Boer and the late Jeannine Boer (nee Hoekstra); dear father of Debbi Smits and Dan (Cindy) Boer; loving grandfather of Brandi, Bree (Derrick) Beezhold, Brooke (Tim) Miltzow, Sophie Boer and Molly Boer and great-grandfather of Lydia Beezhold; fond brother of the late Pete (Betti(Rev. Mel) DeVries) Boer, Alice (late Mel) Kampe, Grace (Ed) Douma, Dorie (late Rudy) Norman, Lois (Russ) Reidenga, and Henry (Sharon) Boer.
Visitation Tuesday, September 4, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 16341 South Park Ave., South Holland, IL with Rev. Alfonzo Surrett officiating. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery Lansing, IL. Mr. Boer was a retired Teamster Local #786 truck driver from Thornton Cartage and Van's Fuel and Material, and a Korean War Army Veteran. Memorial contributions may be given to Hearts in Motion, 3319 W. 45th Ave. Highland, IN 46322. Arrangements entrusted to Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home 649 E. 162nd St. South Holland, IL. For further information please contact 708-333-7000

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