Edward Cyriel “Ed” DeBaere

Edward Cyriel “Ed” DeBaere

Birth
Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Death 26 Mar 2015 (aged 82)
Marshall, Lyon County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneota, Lyon County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 144260130 · View Source
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Mass of Christian Burial for Edward "Ed" DeBaere, 82, of Marshall will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, with a CCW rosary at 4 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m., at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 8:30-10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota. Military honors provided by U.S. American Legion Post 113 of Marshall.

Edward Cyriel DeBaere was born on October 25, 1932, on a farm in Yellow Medicine County, to Camiel and Elizabeth (Hamerlinck) DeBaere. He grew up in rural Minneota, attended St. Edward Catholic School and graduated from Minneota High School. Ed went to work for Dr. Kerr’s Hatchery in Minneota. Doctor Kerr later sent him to the University of Minnesota to learn how to prevent illness with chickens. In 1952, Ed enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1956. He then returned to the Kerr Hatchery. In 1960, Ed entered a partnership with the Chalet Club in Marshall. He owned and operated the supper club until 1995 with his nephew David VanDePutte. In his retirement, he and Lee Erb enjoyed wintering in Mission, TX, and travelling all over the United States in their motor home. He also enjoyed helping his friend, Jon Ewy, with farming in Deer Creek, MN. Ed was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.

Ed died on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.

He is survived by his step children Mona (and David) Kramer of Elizabethton, TN, their son Todd, step-daughter-in-law Linda Erb of St. Cloud, children Lyndsey, Kelly and Mark, step-son Randy Erb of Marshall, children Adam and Haley, step-daughter Lynn (and Mike) Christianson of Marshall, children Alyssa, Lee and Jenna, great-grandchildren Sam, Eliana, Levi, Aiden, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his loving companion, Lavina “Lee” Erb, step-chidren Michael Erb and Mark Erb and sister Mary VanDePutte.

Memorials preferred to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church


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  • Created by: Stefan De Sutter
  • Added: 27 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144260130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Cyriel “Ed” DeBaere (25 Oct 1932–26 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144260130, citing Saint Edwards Cemetery, Minneota, Lyon County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Stefan De Sutter (contributor 47408274) .