Doreen G. DeBruyne, 86, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Jan. 31, 2019. Burial will be in the Rock Creek Cemetery, in Harriet, Ark. Services will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church, 249 Dyer St., Mountain Home, AR 72653 or Hospice of the Ozarks, 701 Burnett Dr., Mountain Home, AR 72653. Kirby & Family Funeral and Cremation services is in charge of arrangements.
Doreen was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Geneseo, the daughter of Arthur and Sadie (Echkout) DePauw. She married Jerry DeBruyne on Feb. 3, 1951, in Geneseo and worked as a nurse’s aide. Doreen lived in Mountain Home since moving from Longview, Texas, two years ago. She was a member of St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing Mahjong, Mexican Train, card games and watching television.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry DeBruyne, of Mountain Home, Ark.; two sons, Shawn DeBruyne, of Mountain Home, Ark.; and Chad DeBruyne, of Longview, Texas; daughter, Ann Sowells, of Yellville, Ark.; brother, Richard DePauw, of Rock Island; and many special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Diane Glazier and Donna Johnson.