DeVries, LeRoy "Butch"


LeRoy "Butch" DeVries, born 3/2/38 to Harvey and LoVern (Pietenpol) DeVries, passed away 4/6/17.

Married to Rosemary (Olson) since 4/22/61.  Graduated Hickman High School 1955.  Active is sports, basketball and baseball, during high school and after graduation.  Loved watching and attending sporting events his entire life, include those of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  During his life, he was a farmer, house builder and custodial worker at Devaney Sports Center.

Survived by wife, Rosemary (Olson), son Jeff (Sue) DeVries, daughter Jean (Steve) Foree, son Jon (Abby) DeVries.  Grandchildren Krystal (Chris) Morris, Tamera Foree, Christie (fianc Joel) DeVries, Megan (significant other Chris) Foree and Tony.  Great grandchildren AJ Foree, Avriana Foree, Faye Foree, Quinton Morris and Olivia Foree. Preceded in death by his parents, daughter Frances, Brother Marvin.

Rosary will be Sunday, April 9, 7pm at Butherus, Maser & Love, 4040 A Street, Lincoln.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 10, 10am at St. Michael Catholic Church. 7501 Yankee Woods Drive

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church or Nebraska Heart Association of America. Father Kenneth Borowiak officiating.

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