She was born June 11, 1944 to Wilma P. Gerber Austin and Harold C. Austin. The youngest of three girls, she was born and raised in Terre Haute and graduated from Terre Haute Wiley in 1962. She attended Indiana State University in 1962-63. There she met Don DeBoer, and they were married on Aug. 4, 1963.
Mrs. DeBoer is survived by her husband; daughters, Donna DeBoer, Daon DeBoer and Darcie Green and husband Kevin, all of Bainbridge; grandchildren, Dara and Derek Eisman and Lauren and Beau Green; sister Judy Rush of Sarasota, Fla.; uncle Leonard Austin of Anderson, sister-in-law Darleen DeBoer Heironimus and husband Jerry of Bicknell; brother-in-law Pat Dragon of Orlando, Fla.; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Janie Austin Dragon, brother-in-law Dave Rush, nephew Sean Inman and great-niece Kendra Earley.
A memorial service is planned for Saturday at noon at the Bainbridge Christian Church with visitation from 10 a.m. until noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bainbridge Christian Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Bell Mortuary and Crematory, Royster Askin Sandrock Chapel. Online condolences may be signed at www.bellmortuary.com