Janice Leslie DeBoer(1947 - 2019)

May 4, 1947
October 27, 2019
Janice Leslie DeBoer, 72, died Oct. 27, 2019. Born May 4, 1947, in Bellefonte, Pa., Jan was a proud alumni of Penn State University, Memphis State University and the University of Denver. Jan devoted herself to helping children as a Clinical Social Worker. Her concern for children's well-being led her to co-found Kidpower Colorado, a program that teaches boundary setting and self defense skills. Jan also found great joy working as a facilitator for an MS support group. Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Holle G. and Kathryn B. DeBoer; and her brother, James W. DeBoer. Survived by, Kurt Ones; sister, Karen Wichelmann; children and their families, Tracye Hirasawa (Scott and Hannah) and Ben Williams (Keely, Ky, Gage and Griffin), Chad Ones (Jessi, Paxton and Everett) and Cole Ones (Erica, Molly and Tyler.) Jan relished being "Gramma!" Jan traveled all over the world and had many wonderful adventures. She loved music, animals and nature. "The Mountains are calling and I must go." ~ John Muir Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2019, at The Center for Spiritual Living, 5075 Flintridge Dr, Colorado Springs. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Kidpower Colorado, 10 Boulder Crescent, Ste. 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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Published in The Gazette on Nov. 10, 2019