Derek DeBoer

  One of God’s beautiful children, Derek Scott DeBoer, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the age of 35.

  Derek was born Nov. 5, 1982 in Bellingham to Art and Alisa DeBoer. He grew up in Lynden, attending Lynden Christian School through the fourth grade, then Lynden public schools and finally taking classes at Whatcom Community College.

  A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Monday, April 2, in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 5782 Lawrence Rd. south of Everson, with pastors Arden Barden and Ben deRegt officiating. Burial preceded in Greenwood Cemetery.

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  Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.