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Services Friday for Shirley M. DeVries, age 88

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Shirley M. DeVries, age 88 of Westville, Ind., passed away October 20, 2013.

She was born November 10, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., to John and Henrietta (Smith) Hine.

She married John T. DeVries in Chicago, Ill., on February 27, 1946.

She is survived by her daughters, Jacqueline (Jerry) Sherman of Demotte, Ind., and Cynthia (Sam) Dotto of Westville, Ind.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Ken) Wilson, Julia (Mark) Shell, Regina Dotto, Jerilyn (Chad) Brooks and Jennie (John) Ruiz; great-grandchildren, Madeline and Addison Shell, Kaitlyn Wilson, Forest Brooks and Alexander Cruz Ruiz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John; brother Melvin Hine and sister Eleanor Riffell.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:00 noon at New Life Wesleyan Church, 75 E. County Road 1100 N., Chesterton, Ind.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 25, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon.

Memorial donations may be made to Lakota Hope Ministries, PO Box 55, Whiteclay, NE 69365.

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Posted 10/23/2013