Sadie Marie (DeBoom) DeVries

August 23, 1924 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 93)

   SADIE MARIE DeVRIES, age 93, of Round Lake, died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the Golden Horizon Assisted Living in Worthington. She was born August 23, 1924, in Ireton, IA, to Cornelius and Maggie (Wynia) DeBoom. Sadie attended Middleburg Country School. At the age of sixteen, she worked at Sioux Center Produce candling eggs.

   Sadie married George DeVries on December 11, 1947, in Orange City, IA. In January of 1948, the couple moved to the family farm southeast of Round Lake. George & Sadie built their own home in Round Lake in 1968. In 1960, Sadie began working at Campbell’s Soup Co. in Worthington. She retired on February 29, 1988.  

   She was a former member of the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington and years later transferred to the First Presbyterian Church in Round Lake. Sadie was very dedicated to her Lord and family. She made many donations for the Christian school in Worthington & Bigelow. Sadie and George donated much time and many second hand items to Bibles for Missions, in Worthington, for over fifteen years. Sadie was a “prayer warrior” always praying for her family & friends. Jesus was first in her life, next family and then everyone else. She enjoyed crocheting, collecting salt & pepper shakers, attending all of her grandchildren’s activities and traveling with her husband in their RV.

   Sadie is survived by her three children, Glen DeVries, Harris, IA; Marvin (special friend, Glenda) DeVries, Harris, IA; and Curtis (Colleen) DeVries, Worthington; four grandchildren, Heidi (B.J.) Garms, Minneapolis; Crystal (Kenny) Daniels, George, IA; Brian (Ali) DeVries, Jackson; and Michael (Kim) DeVries, Alpha; ten great-grandchildren, Garrett, Meredith and Jacob Garms; Joanna, Michelle and Lane Daniels; and Hannah, Rachel, Nehemiah and Olivia DeVries; two brothers-in-law, Fred (Evelyn) DeVries, Sioux Center, IA; and LeRoy (Betty) DeVries, Denver, CO; and a sister-in-law, Joyce DeVries, Hull, IA.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George on September 1, 2012; daughter-in-law, Kathy DeVries on October 14, 2016; and two sisters, Joann DeBoom and Jeanette Nibbelink. 

   Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, in Round Lake, officiated by Rev. Robert Bartlett. Burial will be in the Round Lake Cemetery.

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