Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Obituary -- Deryk Degase 2008-2017

Deryk Jon Degase, 8, of Maryville, MO, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at SSM Hospital in Maryville, after a lengthy battle with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Deryk was born in Maryville on November 18, 2008, to Aron J. and Christina S. (Stroburg) Degase.  He lived all his life in the area. 
He loved music, animals, and camping at the cabins at Mozingo Lake, Maryville; his computer, Netflix, and the game Connect 4.  He liked school and to read, and his class mates morning greeting of “Good Morning, Deryk”. 
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, John Stroburg, Clyde Stephenson, Gladys Ethlyn Degase, and L.T. Degase.
He is survived by his parents, Aron and Chris Degase of the home, sister, Emily Degase, also of the home, grandparents, Carey and Joy Stroburg, Maryville, and Tim and Janet Degase, Maryville, great grandparents, Patsy Stroburg, Blockton, IA, Leona Stephenson, Maryville, and Jim and Della Stiens, Maryville, aunt, Megan Stroburg, Topeka, KS, and uncles, Josh Stroburg, Platte City, MO, and Blake Degase, Maryville, and numerous cousins.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.  The burial followed in the Nodaway Memorial Gardens, also of Maryville.
The family received friends from 6-8:00 PM, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the funeral home. 
Memorials can be directed to the Deryk Degase Benefit Trust, c/o Tim Degase, 710 Highland Avenue, Maryville, MO, 64468.
For online condolences and guest book, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com 

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