May 14, 1920 – December 13, 2012
Mary Katherine (Heyer, Kuhn) DeBoer, age 92, a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, died peacefully, Thursday December 13, 2012 after a long illness and will be missed by her family. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Stephen Kuhn and Henry DeBoer; brothers, Rev. Robert and Joseph Heyer; sister, Helen Heyer. She is survived by her children, Steve (Kathryn) Kuhn and Susan Wallis; step-children, James (Donna) DeBoer, Richard (Ann) DeBoer, Carol (DeBoer) Schneider, Janet (Thomas) Czerney; grandchildren, Matt, Brian (Suzanne) and Luke (Danielle) Wallis; step-grandchildren, Kerrie (Steve) Bandyk, Kellie (Tim) Cutler, James (Kari) DeBoer, Jr., Lesa (Kevin) Brown, Sara (David) Cook, Elizabeth (Michael) Kenny, Patricia (Casey) McGovern, Delynn (BJ) Evans, Stevan (Brenda) Schneider, Amy Schneider; 29 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday 11:00 AM at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 2750 Burton SE, Msgr. Ernest P. Schneider, presiding. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Vigil service Sunday 4:00 PM. Visitation Sunday 4-7 PM at the O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE and Monday half hour prior to Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pilgrim Manor Foundation, St. Paul the Apostle Church or the charity of one’s choice.