Elizabeth (Bess) Deboer
05/14/1936 - 02/13/2020
Obituary for Elizabeth (Bess) Deboer
May 14, 1936 – February 13, 2020
It is with heavy hearts the family of Elizabeth (Bess) Deboer announce her passing after a hard-fought battle with dementia.
Elizabeth arrived in Grande Cache in 1969 with 8 children in tow. She was an active member in the community and founded many lifelong friendships. She was especially proud to be recognized by the Town of Grande Cache as a ‘sixty niner” founding family.
Elizabeth is survived by James (Lynn) Petrie, Edmonton AB; Allie (Denise) Petrie, Grande Cache AB; Pam (Kenton) Fehr, Grande Cache AB; Bernie (Kathy) Petrie, Grande Cache AB; Cathy (Lloyd) Daniels, Grande Prairie AB; Rick (Carolyn) Petrie, Grande Prairie AB; Sandra (Lloyd) Rusk, Hinton AB; Lori (Sandy) Schultz, Blind Bay BC; as well as 23 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Ivor Deboer.
A Funeral service for Elizabeth will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:00PM at Holy Cross Parish, Grande Cache AB.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Grande Cache Community Health Complex (c/o Grande Cache Hospital Foundation PO Box 629 Grande Cache AB T0E 0Y0).
Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 782 830 7742 www.bearcreekfuneral.com
Grande Cache, AB T0E 0Y0
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