Lillian De Vries

Lillian Louisa De Vries

1932 - 2021

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Obituary of Lillian Louisa De Vries


    Lillian Louisa De Vries was born on December 20, 1932 at Delburne, Alberta;  she passed away April 27, 2021 at the age of 88 years.


     She is survived by her loving children, Eileen (Ken) Grovet, Eric (Carol) De Vries, Debra (Stephen Fountaine) De Vries, Carolyn (Darwin McDonald) Smolley; grandchildren Barbara (nee Grovet)(Tom) Badry, Jeffry (Jill) De Vries, Jennifer De Vries, Ken Ross, Samuel De Vries, Mike (Amanda) De Vries, George (Britney) De Vries, Katherine (nee Sahlin) Caldwell, Jamie (nee Sahlin) Olesen, Kristopher (Kim) Smolley, Matthew (Reem) Smolley, and Adam Smolley; as well as 16 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.


     She was predeceased by her loving husband Seiberen De Vries; one precious son Donald (Don) De Vries; one granddaughter Joanne Grovet; her parents Freda and Robert Still; and three sisters Evelyn Hopp, Helen Reay, and Darlene Faucher.


Due to the pandemic restrictions a private funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 1, 2021. 

To view the video of the funeral, please click here.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.