Bradley DeBoer

A photo of Bradley DeBoer

Service:

Pardoville Cemetery
Wednesday September 28, 2022
2:15 p.m.

Red Barn Brewery
Wednesday September 28, 2022
3:00 p.m.

Bradley DeBoer

November 18, 1985- September 23, 2022

 

If you were lucky enough to know Brad, you would know that he had such a love for life, was always looking for a good time and could light up a room with just his smile.  You could expect  anything from a goofy face, a silly joke, a prank, a smart-ass comment, a text message to decode, random dance moves, silly voices and accents, to breaking out in song. You just never knew.

Brad was a devoted husband to his wife and high school sweetheart Ashley.  People would say they had a kind of love that everyone always wished for.  Brad and Ashley made many beautiful memories.  They could be found on the dance floor, walking the dogs on the farm, working together or just hanging out at home.  Together they loved going to concerts, parties at friend’s, seadooing and boating, and on trips and vacations.  They were rarely without each other coining the nickname Brashley from friends.  Brad and Ashley had a great connection and we will see Brad and their love everyday through Kamryn.

To say he loved his daughter Kamryn is an understatement.  She is his pride and joy, his miracle, his legacy.  He was so patient, loving and nurturing with her.  Together they blew bubbles, walked at their own pace hand in hand, played on the floor in their own silly way and read books together.  Brad has left a beautiful fingerprint on his daughter.  She will always be able to remember him by videos, photos and memories shared by family and friends.

Brad will be missed dearly by his Father Mario, his two Brothers Greg and Mac and his Sisters-in-law Tina and Ainslie.  The DeBoer family shared a love that anyone around them could see and they all meant the world to Brad.  With them, he shared his love for fishing, hunting, farming, tinkering in the shop, going on family vacations, joking and goofing around or just sitting at the kitchen table discussing anything and everything.

His Mother-in-law Jackie, Grannie, and his Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law Justin and Pauline and Amber and Jordan will forever miss his ability to always make them laugh and forget about their troubles and how he made every family occasion fun in his usual “Brad” way.

As far as Uncles go, Brad was one of the best.  He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews, Morgan, Warren, Jett and Rylee. Brad will be missed by so many others.  Aunts, Uncles and Cousins who shared in special times, close friends who were always there, his Holland family who loved him like their own, his Water Treatment Operator co-workers and his college buddies who shared in his shenanigans. Brad loved to go for rides on his motorcycle, go skiing, and work on his tractor or in the fields.  He loved his Toyota truck and trying new things.

He faced many battles in his life and despite it all, he remained the happiest, bravest, positive person who made the best out of every situation.  Brad passed peacefully at home surrounded by the immense love of his whole family.  He was predeceased by his loving Mother Lana and his beloved brother Jeff who would have greeted him with even more love.

Brad was an amazing person, Husband, Dad, Brother, Son, Uncle and friend.  He will be missed beyond words and never far from our thoughts.  He will always be the “sparkle in our hearts”.

As per his wishes, a private family service will take place at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Wednesday September 28, 2022.  Friends and family are invited to the Pardoville Cemetery at 2:15pm.  A party to celebrate Brad will take place at 3pm at the Red Barn Brewery in Blenheim, a place he loved.

Friends and family wishing to remember Brad are encouraged to donate to the Brain Tumour Foundation https://www.braintumour.ca/ways-to-give/donate-now/ or to an education trust fund for Kamryn (cheques can be made payable to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home).

A tribute of Brad’s life can be viewed by clicking the following link: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/YKZJTYYW4TQCK3MG

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To Ashley and the rest of Brad's family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Brad from Blenheim District High School. He had a great attitude and often had a smile on his face. He was always respectful when I talked to him. He was such a nice guy. He had many friends and it was easy to figure out why he did. RIP Brad Eric McLean

We were so very saddened to hear of Brad’s passing……….gone too soon……… Sincere condolences to all the family. We fondly remember Mario, Lana and the whole family when we lived in Merlin. Remembering you all with kind thoughts and sincere sympathy, Sincerely, David and Janet

Ashley, Kamryn & entire families. What a beautiful service for Brad. May you RIP Brad. Love Aunt Sonia. Xox

My condolence to Ashley and the de Boer family with the lose of Bradly so very sad to be hit again with the lose of a family member. R.I.P. Bradly.

I am so very sorry to hear of Brad’s passing. He was a super fun guy and will be missed by so many! Sending hugs and love to you all during this difficult time 💜

DeBoer family we are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and sending lots of love your way. He will be so missed.

Mario, Ashley & DeBoer families, we are sending our sincere condolences to everyone on the passing of Brad. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Brad Hugs to all

I was incredibly saddened to hear about this terrible loss. Sorry to the DeBoer family and my deepest condolences. In growing up with Brad he was a salt of the earth guy who always had a smile on his face no matter what. After going in different paths after high school I would always enjoy running into Brad around town as he was always interested in what was going on in my world despite the challenges he himself was facing. His laughter and positive spirit is something I will never forget. RIP buddy.

Thinking of you at this sad time. Prayers

Ashley and Kamryn, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jenny Tscharke

We are sending our deepest condolences to all the family of Brad. It's been such a tough and rough road for you all. Treasure your memories and hug each other often. Sending you our love and prayers and thinking deeply of you all. Love Cindy and Mike xo

Dear DeBoer Family, our deepest condolences on the passing of Brad. As a family you are strong and can comfort each other. Our prayers are with you during this time.

Ashley & the entire DeBoer Family…so sorry for your tremendous loss💔. RIP Brad

Mario & family, So sorry to hear about Brad’s passing. My sincere condolences. Lucy Hartford

Sincere condolences to Ashley and families. Much too young to be gone, thought and prayers with you all.

Thinking of you all during this time. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Our sincerest condolences to all of Brad’s family & friends. He will be missed by many people.

My sincere condolences to the Deboer Family on the passing of Brad. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God Bless. Marilena & Enrico Naclerio

Sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Take care. Cheryl and Alex Clark

Our sincere condolences to Ashley, Kamryn and the entire Deboer family . The pain that you have all gone through the past few years is unimaginable. Wishing you the strength to endure yet another heartache and hoping that the memories you have of Brad will help to ease some of your pain . Sincere condolences from the Heyink family

Our deepest sympathies to all of the families who loved Brad so much. He was a great guy and will be sadly missed by all. Robert & Sande Duquette

Ashley Mario and Family. Our Condolences so sorry to hear of Brads passing

We send out deepest sympathy to the entire Deborah family. We are thinking of you all at this very sad time.

Greg & Tina and Morgan and your family we are so sorry. Sending Prayers and Condolences to you all at this sad time.

My sincere condolences to Ashley and all the Deboer family on the passing of Brad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Brad

Dear Ashley,Mario,Greg and Mac. This is such sad news.May the support of family and friends carry you through this.

Mario and family, so sorry for your loss.

Ashley, Mario, Greg, Mac and families. We are so very sorry to hear of Brad's passing. Our sincere condolences to all of you. Lisa and Bernie Howard

Ashley, Mario and family our sincere condolences at this difficult time. Linda/Mike Lanz

Our sincere condolences to Ashley and all the Deboer family on the passing of Brad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

I had the pleasure of working with Brad throughout his career at the Lakeshore and Stoney Pointe water plants. It was never a dull day…my sincere condolences

Ashley,Mario,Greg,Mac and Families, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

In his Brad" way... no truer words have ever been spoken. Brad was always his own person and that really shined through in everything he did! He will be truly missed but never forgotten. You all have suffered such big losses in such a short period of time. My heart goes out to all of you and hope you find some relief in knowing Lana, Jeff and Brad are together and no longer in pain. Biggest condolences to Ashley, Kamyrn and the DeBoer families.

To Ashley and the rest of Brad’s family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him fondly from the halls of BDHS. Brad was such a great guy and always up for a chat whenever we ran into each other.

My sincere condolences...I had the pleasure of his company accompanying him on many of his appointments. We had lots of great conversations about the love of life! His positive disposition about his situation was inspiring. RIP

Ashley and Kamryn we are so sorry for loss. Karen and I will hold in our hearts how you both lit up our lives when you danced with us. Always a smile and ready to make us laugh. ❤️❤️

So sorry to all families for your loss. Sending thoughts & prayers to all ❤️

My condolences to all of brads family, I had the pleasure of working with Brad in Lakeshore, he was one of my trainers, he was always kind and took the extra time to make sure I understood my job. He will definitely be missed by many

Mario & Family, No words can soothe your pain but we hope the love around you will help you through your deep sorrow. Our thoughts are with you.

My sincere condolences to all the family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

My heart breaks yet again for the whole DeBoer family!There are no words of comfort to be given.Hold your memories of Brad close and speak of him daily…what a wonderful guy with the most beautiful smile and twinkle in his eyes…Brad Rest In Peace.❤️

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Ashley, Mario and family, There are no words to express how sorry I am to hear of Brad’s passing. He was such a fun loving, genuine person. I hope that you find comfort in your memories. You are all in my prayers 💔 Sadie

Mac, Ainslie and family, we are so sorry to learn of your brothers passing. Take comfort in the many memories you hold of him in your heart. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Aunt Kandace and Uncle Eric

Mario and family, we are so sorry to hear this sad news. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Paul and Karen Koomans- Pebbles Gravel & Topsoil

So sorry to hear of Brad's passing.

Mario, Please accept our condolences on the passing of Brad. You have experience so much loss in the past year and we are holding you up again as you walk this road. Much strength. Rebecka Heyink & Everyone at Henry Heyink Construction Ltd

Ashley, Kamryn, Mario and families my heart breaks for as I read this notice. Ashley I remember north you and Brad from your days at BDHS always smiling the two of you. Brad’s approach to life was an excellent way to live life to the fullest, one day at a time. In reality that’s all you have for sure. His positive attitude was a gift to you and your precious daughter and to his family and friends as well. Wishing you strength as you face the days ahead without him and learn to keep moving forward as he would want you to. Ashley you have shown great strength in Brad’s journey. I’m thankful Brad could leave this world surrounded by those who love him in his own home. Sincerely Ruth Moerman

My condolences on the loss of your son Mario

This beautiful description of Brad absolutely captured the person he is. We consider ourselves lucky to have known him! He is so loved and we will be praying for Ashley, Kamryn and the rest of the family during this difficult time.

Our condolences to Ashley and the entire DeBoer family. Please know we are thinking of you at this time. Roderick Butler & Family

Mario and family , so sorry for your loss .

Ashley, Kamryn, Mario and Brad’s families, The sadness my heart feels for you is deep. Brad was an amazing young man and will be missed. My condolences to all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Lovingly Eileen Lindsay

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sending our condolences to the Deboer family- Rest in Peace Bradley Deboer

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts go out to you.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sending our condolences to the Deboer family- Rest in Peace Bradley Deboer

Mario and family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Bradley, but be comforted in knowing that he has been reunited with Lana and Jeff. Our thoughts and prayers, RIP Brad Sincerely Pat & Barry

Our deepest condolences to Ashley and family at this time of sorrow. Joy and Terry Dunlop

Dear DeBoer Family--We wish to offer our condolences at this time and celebrate Brad's life. We wish you well as you move forward. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

What started out as just helping out, ended up being a time in my life I will treasure. Brad taught me many things along our drive to London, just keep looking for the good and you will find it! I will always have a smile when I think of the spark in his eyes! Ashley, Kamryn, Mario and the deBoer family the english language has no words for such loss of yet another link in your family. We are truly sorry.

Sorry for your loss. My prays are with you.

Mario, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Brad, May he Rest in Peace

Mario & Family We are so sorry to hear about Brad’s passing. A life cut way too short. Your family certainly has had a tough go in the last two years. We did not know Brad but sounds like a nice man. I remember him when all the kids were little and lived across the street from us! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time!

"Hakuna Matata" just looked up the meaning. "There are no problems; don't worry about it" Brad "sang" this song to me and Kamryn on their front porch just days before he passed. Don't worry Brad. Your problems are finished. You struggled hard but we will meet again with the others. Enjoy your peace ❤️

Mario, Greg, Mac, and Families, So sad to hear of your loss. Strength and comfort to you during these difficult days. Praying for you. Chaplain Bill Terris - Transport For Christ