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Deborah Lee Simonson

November 21, 1953 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Deborah L. Simonson United in Heaven with her parents Clayton Sr. and Verna (Bartels) Simonson on December 24, 2021. Deborah was born on November 21, 1953, in Portage.  Deborah attended Portage High School and was employed at Northwoods along with Edgewater Greenhouse. Debbie was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and ARC Greater Columbia County. Debbie enjoyed socializing with her community through attending local concerts in Portage. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, going to dances and spending time with her family. Debbie was very active in the Special Olympics competing in Bocce, Bowling, and softball throw. Debbie enjoyed northern Wisconsin, as it held a special place in her heart. Deborah is survived by siblings Wanda Simonson, Marshfield, WI; Velma (Steven) Helgerson, Portage, WI; Sharon Cook, Marshfield, WI; Clayton (Deborah M.) Simonson, Portage, WI; Carl Simonson, Portage, WI; Daniel (Lori) Simonson, Portage, WI; Patricia (Tim) Dover, Rio, WI; special friend/ companion Louis Hamele, Portage, WI; Aunt Marie Bartels Portage, WI, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Debbie is preceded by her parents. Services will be private, and the burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be sent in Deborah's name to the Special Olympics of Wisconsin.   The family wishes to thank the Columbia Health Care Center and Heartland Hospice for the care given Debbie.   Service Details. Service Services will be private
Interment
Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. in Portage, WI

Memorial Contributions
Memorials may be sent in Deborah's name to the Special Olympics of Wisconsin.

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