Jackie Lee Burk DeBoer
March 13, 1957 ~ February 8, 2020
Jackie DeBoer passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at the age of 62. Jackie was born March 13, 1957 in Monticello, Utah to Loyd and Erdine Jones Burk. On November 13, 1976 she married the man that captured her heart, Craig Dean DeBoer. Jackie and Craig welcomed the birth of their much beloved son, Burke Dean DeBoer to the world on June 7, 1993. She was the youngest of 7 children and was always, and will always, be their "baby girl".
Jackie worked for many years as the office manager for Mr. John Kendall when he owned the radio station KRCO and continued handling much of his business affairs after he sold the station.
Jackie loved photography and kept a pictorial journey of all our lives. She also enjoyed creating videos for and about all those she loved.
She loved her horses and had many favorites over the years.
She and Craig eventually began their own "little cattle herd" and they raised and sold livestock for many years. She named all the livestock as they were bought and born and she had the "tongue in cheek" habit of naming one of them, at some time or another, after each one of her siblings.
She is survived by her son, Burke; her sisters, Suzie Curtis of Terrebonne, Anita Burk of Prineville, Ann Slavin of Bloomfield, New Mexico and Sandy (Bill) Reynvann of Prineville; her brother, Billy (Connie) Burk of Prineville; her sister-in-love, Carol (John) McGrath of Brandon, South Dakota. She is also survived by 18 nieces and nephews, 24 great nieces and nephews and 10 great-great nieces and nephews.
Jackie was proceeded in death by her father, Loyd Burk; father-in-love, Alvin DeBoer; her mother, Erdine Burk; her brother-in-love, Terry DeBoer; her mother-in-love, Esther Wrona; her husband, Craig DeBoer and her brother, Larry Burk.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge in Prineville, a repass will follow the memorial service at the same location.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Prineville branch of the St Charles Hospice Association.
Prineville Funeral Home is in charge of her cremation and her remains will be combined with the love of her life, her husband, Craig DeBoer.
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