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Debra A. Fitzgerald, 62, of Pana, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at her home. She was born October 22, 1955 in Shelbyville, IL to the late Lester Monroe & Olive Mae (Gordon) Reynolds.
Debra earned an associate's degree in the medical science field where she served as a phlebotomist and assisted in the harvesting of organs for transplant recipients. When she wasn't working she enjoyed hiking and rock climbing around her home in Denver CO. She was an avid reader and was gifted with the ability to remember everything she read. She was also a lover of animals, especially her dogs.
Debra is survived by her partner Joanne Muniz of Denver, CO; Children, Kristel Kulinski of Pana, IL, Aaron (Jamie) Fitzgerald of Shelbyville, IL, and Andrew (Kasey) Fitzgerald of Tower Hill, IL; fourteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren;
Sisters, Janet Rentfro of Mode, IL and Myra (Scott) Ulmer of Shelbyville, IL; and her fur-babies Annie & Jimbo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Son-In-Law Stephen Kulinski, and Brother Gordon Reynolds.
Memorials in Debra's name can be made to the MaxFund, 1005 Galapago St., Denver, CO 80504-3942 or Pana Animal Hospital, 1100 Jackson St., Pana, IL 62557.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville, IL with Vickie Craig officiating.
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Published on January 15, 2018
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