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LouAnn DeBoer

LouAnn DeBoer, age 88, of Aurora, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, February 19th at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Aurora. Rev. Penny Schulz will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 P.M. Tuesday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the church. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


LouAnn Marie DeBoer, the daughter of William and Alma (Nielsen) DeBoer, was born in Aurora, Nebraska on September 20, 1931 and passed away in Grand Island, Nebraska on February 15, 2020, at the age of 88.

LouAnn grew up in Aurora and graduated from Aurora High School in 1949. She worked at the J.C. Penny's Store in Aurora. LouAnn also worked at Farmer's State Bank and the Hamilton County Treasurer's office as a bookkeeper and secretary.

LouAnn was a member of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ. She enjoyed bridge club, playing golf and cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers at all home games and tried to make some of their away games. LouAnn enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Hawaii and many other places in the United States. She always looked forward to their monthly cousin dinners, where she kept up with all her family members. LouAnn was a gracious host that opened her home to her many friends that would come and stay with her over the years.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory are her several cousins, other family members and the many, many friends she made especially her dear friends, John & Virginia Boyden and their families.

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