Deborah K. “Debbie” Roe, 61, of New Athens, IL, born July 1, 1953 in Pana, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Debbie had worked at Beelman Trucking for 32 years and was currently a truck dispatcher. She was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and had gone with friends to Jupiter, FL for the Cardinals’ spring training.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Estelle (Romager) Roe, 2 uncles; Grady Romager and Ivy Romager, Jr. and 1 aunt; Ruth Emling.
Debbie is survived by 1 sister; Ann (Clyde Zanders) Peters of Baldwin, IL and 1 brother; Alan (Alexis) Roe of Webster Groves, MO. 2 nieces; Lisa (Tom) Emling and Michelle (Joseph) Gallagher, 1 nephew; Doug (Julie) Peters, 8 great nieces and nephews; Taryn Dettman, Dylan Dettman, Maddy Salls, Doug Peters, Cole Peters, Kendall Peters, Eamon Gallagher and Morgan Gallagher, and 1 great great nephew; Carter Rose. 2 aunts;; Lois McKenzie of Pana, IL and Elizabeth Gray of Hoover, Alabama. She is also survived by her very dear friends, the Rick and Diane Weilmuenster Family of New Athens, IL and also by the “Margarita Girls”.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens.
Funeral: Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating. Burial will be at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.