NEW SHARON —
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Greg DeJong; and a sister-in-law, Sherryl VanKooten.
As a final act of generosity, Earl has donated his body to the University of Iowa. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa with the Rev. Don DeGlopper officiating. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation with the family will be held at the Bates Funeral Chapel on Saturday afternoon from 1 until service time at 2:30. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to Mahaska County Conservation Board in memory of Earl DeBoef to be used for Russell Wildlife.