Nov. 25, 1917-May 8, 2013
MARSHALL – Mass of Christian Burial for Alice DeBaere, 95, of Marshall, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday with a CCW Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial is at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Alice died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Prairie Home Hospice House in Marshall.
Alice (DeCrock) DeBaere was born Nov. 25, 1917, in Sodus Township to Achiel and Leona DeCrock. She grew up on the family farm and attended school at St. Joseph’s Academy in Marshall. Alice was united in marriage to Bernard DeBaere on April 16, 1940, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The couple farmed and raised their family south of Marshall until moving to town in 1971. Alice was a homemaker. She was a passionate card player, especially the game of pepper. She also enjoyed playing bingo and participating in the activities at Hill Street Place. She was lucky at cards and enjoyed an occasional trip to the casino.
Survivors include her children Angie (and Dale) Willard of Tracy, Dick (and Pam) DeBaere of Fort Collins, Colo., and Dave (and Joann) DeBaere of Loveland, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister Madeline Blomme; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband and brothers Lucien and Edmond.