Darrell De Vries, 56, of Fremont, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at his home.
Darrell Lee De Vries, son of Jerry De Vries and Adrianna Jean (Vander Meyden) Van Mersbergen, was born August 24, 1965, in Oskaloosa. After finishing his education at Oskaloosa schools, Darrell went to work for his father, driving semi-trailer trucks for Jerry De Vries Trucking. Trucking was his passion and his career. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding dirt bikes.
His family includes two daughters: Crystal De Vries and her fiancée and Brandon Houle of Osh Kosh, WI, and Candis Lanphier of Oskaloosa; his mother and stepfather, Jean and Larry Van Mersbergen of Oskaloosa; a brother, Ronnie De Vries of Fremont; sisters, Jolene Woodard of Oskaloosa and Linda (Tom) Kruseman of Leighton; and several nieces and nephews.
Darrell was preceded in death by his father and a son, D.J. Waters.
Private funeral services will be held for Darrell. The burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Langkamp Funeral Chapel is handling Darrell’s final arrangements. Memorials can be made to Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House.