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Debora Ann Whitaker

September 10, 1965 — August 9, 2018

Debora Ann Garland Whitaker, 52, of Fremont, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at her residence. She was born on September 10, 1965 in Fremont to Charles W. & EllaMarie (Hetrick) Garland.

Debi was a “stay at home mom” who enjoyed spending time with her family and making memories with her grandchildren. Debbie loved to knit and play games on her iPad. She loved watching her TV programs with her best friend and companion, her dog Max.

On September 27, 1997, Debi married John Carter Whitaker in Gatlinburg, Tennessee; he survives. Also surviving is her daughter, Susan Marie (Raul) Pena; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Abagail, Haley Alex, Faith, Destiny & Levi; mother, EllaMarie; sister Faye L. Giesler; many nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father, Charles W.Garland and son, Daniel J. “DJ” Magers, Jr.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont on Monday, August 13, 2018. Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 where there will be an additional hour of visitation being held prior to the start of the service. Pastor Jody Rice will officiate, and burial will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research or Shiners Hospital for Children.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, August 13, 2018

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services

900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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Visitation

Monday, August 13, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

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900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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Funeral Services

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services

900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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