Tebbe Eugene DeBoer 1952–2020 Northfield —Tebbe Eugene DeBoer, 68, died Friday, July 24, after a battle with cancer. He was blessed to be able to be with many of his family in the last few days. Tebbe was born April 25, 1952, to Maxine and Sydney DeBoer in Austin. He was raised in Austin and graduated from Austin High School in 1970. After graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Sharene Wilke on June 9, 1973. They built their life together, welcoming Jacob in 1979; Zachary in 1982; and Samuel in 1987. Tebbe worked the majority of his career-life for National Car Rental and Electronic Data Systems. After his beloved wife Shari died in 2000, he worked a variety of jobs in the Northfield area. Tebbe enjoyed Rendezvousing, fishing, riding his Harley, traveling and spending time with family. Over the last many months, Jacob's family was fortunate to have Tebbe in their home, building memories with his three grandchildren. Tebbe is survived by his sons: Jacob (Trisha) of Steele, North Dakota, Zachary and Samuel, both of Saint Michael; grandchildren: Luke, Zane, and Kate; siblings: Shirley (Bob) Grathwohl, Gloria (Mel) Jendersee, Brian (Daryl) Beadle, Diana (Bob) Novotny, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 at 3 p.m., with visitation beginning at 1 p.m., at The Peterson Chapel, 300 Main St. N, St. Michael. Burial will be Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at Prairie Creek Cemetery in Northfield. Memorials may be directed to the Mayo Clinic, the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael. 763-497-5362. www.thepetersonchapel.com.
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