In memory of
Richard K. DeVries
Richard K. DeVries Died: April 19, 2021; Oregon FORRESTON – Richard K. DeVries of Forreston, IL. passed away on April 19, 2021 at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL, following complications of Parkinson's disease which he had for 22 years. Richard was the son of Martin and Elvera (Abels) DeVries. He married his high school sweetheart, Evelyn (Ratmeyer) in 1961. After High School he enlisted in the US Navy and served 5 years, including time on the nuclear submarine, the USS Shark. After leaving the Navy, he learned to fly, and in 1966 was hired by United Airlines, where he had a career of 32 ½ years. During this time he was also involved with farming, The Gideons International, the local school board and his church. After retiring from United he and his wife did volunteer work with various mission organizations, traveling to different locations in their motor home, as well as overseas. He is survived by his wife of 59 years; son, Steve and wife Anne of Lexington, KY, and daughter, Annette and her husband Scott McManigle of Middletown, VA; eight grandchildren, Daniel (Naomi) McManigle of Middletown, VA, Joel (Rachel) McManigle of Thailand, Seth (Jaime) McManigle of Stephens City, VA, Bethany McManigle of Middletown, VA, Caleb DeVries of Ft. Campbell, KY, Abigail DeVries of Orange, MA, Japheth (Morgan) DeVries of Ft. Jackson, SC, and Emily DeVries (Saam Pourakbarian) of Lexington, KY; nine great-grandchildren; and his sister, Doris and husband Ed Holaday of Forreston. Rich was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister and brother in-law, Barbara and Jerry Zuspann. A family service will be held, with burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International or Serenity Hospice and Home. Please sign Richard's guestbook and share a story at www.burketubbs.com
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In memory of
Richard K. DeVries
Richard K. DeVries Died: April 19, 2021; Oregon FORRESTON – Richard K. DeVries of Forreston, IL. passed away on April 19, 2021 at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL, following complications of Parkinson's disease which he had for 22 years. Richard was the son of Martin and Elvera (Abels) DeVries. He married his high school sweetheart, Evelyn (Ratmeyer) in 1961. After High School he enlisted in the US Navy and served 5 years, including time on the nuclear submarine, the USS Shark. After leaving the Navy, he learned to fly, and in 1966 was hired by United Airlines, where he had a career of 32 ½ years. During this time he was also involved with farming, The Gideons International, the local school board and his church. After retiring from United he and his wife did volunteer work with various mission organizations, traveling to different locations in their motor home, as well as overseas. He is survived by his wife of 59 years; son, Steve and wife Anne of Lexington, KY, and daughter, Annette and her husband Scott McManigle of Middletown, VA; eight grandchildren, Daniel (Naomi) McManigle of Middletown, VA, Joel (Rachel) McManigle of Thailand, Seth (Jaime) McManigle of Stephens City, VA, Bethany McManigle of Middletown, VA, Caleb DeVries of Ft. Campbell, KY, Abigail DeVries of Orange, MA, Japheth (Morgan) DeVries of Ft. Jackson, SC, and Emily DeVries (Saam Pourakbarian) of Lexington, KY; nine great-grandchildren; and his sister, Doris and husband Ed Holaday of Forreston. Rich was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister and brother in-law, Barbara and Jerry Zuspann. A family service will be held, with burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International or Serenity Hospice and Home. Please sign Richard's guestbook and share a story at www.burketubbs.com
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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