Tjitte DeBoer

Tjitte DeBoer

Thursday, July 12th, 1928 - Thursday, February 11th, 2021
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DeBoer, Tjitte

Promoted to Glory on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from Gardenview Long Term Care, Townsend, in his 93rd year. Predeceased by his wife Hammie DeBoer (nee Lenos) (1983). Survived by his dear companion, Ada Stavinga. Loved father of Julie and John Vanderkooy, Rosaline and Cor Boekee, Arnold and Joanne DeBoer and Mike and Elaine DeBoer. Proud Pake and Great Pake to Paul and Theodora, Leslea (Matthew, Leanna), Heather and Ray (Stephanie, Nathan), Jonathan and Amy (Joel, Hilary, Quinn, Logan), Steven and Laura (Harlow, Harry), Michael and Brittany (Tyler, Cameron, Kristen and Tim (Zachery, Leah, Chloe), Trevor and Rachel (Caitlyn, Alyssa, Emily, Austin), Tim and Stephanie (Karlee, Aric), Tracy and Bob (Darren, Casey), Dustin and Avilee. Dad loved to laugh and was truly proud of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at COOPER FUNERAL HOME, Jarvis (519-587-4414) on Monday, February 15, 2021. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the funeral home Facebook page and will be available through Tjitte's Book of Memories website as well. The graveside service at The Gore Cemetery, Clanbrassil will also be livestreamed in the same manner, after a short interval while the family processes to the cemetery. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A special "thank you" to the staff at Gardenview for your loving care over the past 4 years. Thanks also to Cooper Funeral Home for their compassionate help during this difficult time. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at
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  • Service

    Monday, February 15th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Monday, February 15th, 2021 11:00am
    Cooper Funeral Home
    19 Talbot Street West
    Jarvis, ON N0A 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Due to COVID restrictions, the service will be private. For those wishing to view the service online, it will be livestreamed on the Funeral Home Facebook page and via the 'Watch Webcast' link on the "Photos and Video" tab of Tjitte's Book of Memories" website.
    Rev. John Postuma
  • Interment

    Monday, February 15th, 2021 | 12:15pm
    Monday, February 15th, 2021 12:15pm
    Gore Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Clanbrassil, Ontario N0A 1H0
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Wally & Ruth Zandberg

Posted at 01:40pm
Our deepest sympathies in the passing away of a dear father& paka to all the families.. In our thoughts & prayers for God's comfort and peace for the days ahead.."God is our Rock" In Christian Love , Wally & Ruth and families.

Nancy Roloson

Posted at 12:18pm
So sorry for your loss, Rose and family.

Terry Wilson

Posted at 09:38am
Sorry about your loss. My Condolences. Take Care.

Grace Olsen

Posted at 02:52pm
Dear DeBoer family, Words cannot express our profound sadness at Tjitte's passing. He was so much a part of our family. Tjitte will be greatly missed. With love Grace & Brian Olsen, Simmie, Sask.

Bill Clarke

Posted at 10:45am
I will always remember visits to dairy barn and treating dairy cattle with Tjitte. He was always up-beat and lots of fun
He had a long and productive life. Dr Bill Clarke

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