Sophie DeBoer, Monticello


Sophie DeBoer, age 86, of Monticello died Friday, January 30, 2015, at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo.
Funeral services were held 11:30 a.m. Monday, February 2, at Silver Creek Community Church, Silver Creek Township, with Pastor Luke Baehr officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church.
Sophie Lorraine DeBoer was born January 17, 1929, in Cottonwood, SD to Henry and Sophia (Rozeboom) Weidema.  She graduated from Anoka High School with the Class of 1946.  On September 25, 1947, she was united in marriage to William DeBoer in Anoka. She was a member of Silver Creek Community Church.
Sophie is survived by her children and their spouses, Donald and Cheryl DeBoer of Monticello and Linda and John Veches of Maple Lake; five grandchildren, Michelle Kivi, Stacy St. Onge, Mark DeBoer, Karen Veches and Terri Larson; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Sophia Weidema; husband, William; sisters, Anna Dalman, Tena Johnson and Mary Lindley; and brothers, Rudy, Henry and Thomas Weidema.
The pallbearers were Mark DeBoer, John Veches, Keith Schermer, Melvin Rozenberg, Scott Weidema and Brian Weidema.  Orma Lou Jacobsma and Michelle Kivi provided the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.