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Eunice Margene De Jong

May 17, 1941 - September 14, 2021
From: Ruthven, IA
Eunice Margene De Jong

Eunice Margene De Jong

Born: May 17, 1941
Died: September 14, 2021
Age: 80

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Eunice DeJong, 80 of Ruthven, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, September 14th at the Spencer Hospital.

     Eunice (Rozeboom) DeJong was born to John G.W. and Anna (Hoekstra) Rozeboom on May 17, 1941, in Sioux Center Iowa. Eunice attended school in Sioux Center and got her LPN after high school.

     On August 15, 1962, she married Allen DeJong where they lived on a farm in Carmel. They moved to Omaha and then in 1995 moved to Iowa once again.

     Eunice is survived by her husband Allen of Ruthven; Glenn and Betty Rozeboom a brother and sister-in-law of Carmel; Tim and Laura DeJong a son and daughter-in-law of Omaha, Nebraska; Their children; Brianna (Dan) McClure; Brenden (Danielle) DeJong; Brett (Jordan) DeJong  Shelley and Jeffrey Watts a daughter and son-in-law of Bellevue, Nebraska; Their children; Jeffrey Watts JR (Fallon); Jason Watts; Jerome Watts (Jesika); Jeremiah Hurley; Ja’Quawna Dotson (Mike); Jacey Watts; Todd and Heather DeJong a son and daughter-in-law of Ruthven, Iowa; Their children; Lance DeJong (Katie); Dylan DeJong (Shauna); Carter DeJong and 19 great grandchildren.

     Eunice was preceded in death by an infant son Michael; her parents John G.W. and Anna Rozeboom.

     Eunice was a member of CrossWinds Church, she liked to joke around and play games. She loved to spend time with her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She loved to talk to others about where they were from.

Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 18, 2021 at CrossWinds Church in Spencer.

The Memorial Service will be livestreamed at:

Pastor Jordan Gowing
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with the family present, Friday, September 17, 2021 at CrossWinds Church in Spencer.
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"Amazing Grace"
"In The Garden"


Monday, September 20, 2021 at 7:19 AM
“My wife, Bernadette, and I carry all of you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our hope is that you hold close your remembrance of the beautiful gift Eunice will always be in your life, even as you mourn her passing. With love, Shawn and Bernadette.”
- Shawn Watts
Friday, September 17, 2021 at 5:57 PM
“I was so sorry to hear of your loss I always enjoyed waiting on Eunice and Allen in the pharmacy”
- Barbara A Meyer
Friday, September 17, 2021 at 2:34 PM
“Shelley and Jeff. We are so sorry for the loss of Shelley's mother.”
- Barb and Terry Dinslage
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:40 AM
“My deepest sympathy as you mourn the passing of your wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. May your memories bring you smiles amidst your tears. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead. Eunice loved the Lord and is free from all the heartaches and pains of this world. Praise God for her example. ”
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:23 AM
“Thoughts and prayers for the family Eunice loved and made amazing memories with! So blessed to have gotten to know this beautiful, faith filled friend. ❤”
- Carolyn Lessmeier
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