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Debra Miskill

Debra Miskill

February 18th, 1959 - June 18th, 2024

Debra's Obituary

Mrs. Debra Jean Miskill, age 65, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.

A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, June 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 619 Main Street, St. Joseph. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, as well as one hour prior to the service, 10:00 – 11:00am at the church. Memorial contributions in Debby’s memory may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter.

Debby was born on February 18, 1959 to Duane and Mary Lou (Brown) Ziemke in St. Joseph. A lifelong resident of the area, Debby was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church where she was a lifelong member. She was a faithful servant of the Lord and continued to dedicate herself to the church where she served in various facets, including the children’s ministry and Community Outreach Director. Debby loved her work through the church and made countless lifelong friendships through the church and surrounding communities thanks to her caring and loving nature. Her selflessness was felt by all those Debby helped personally or those reached through her programs to give back to the community.

Debby enjoyed tending to her beautiful flower garden and having an active social life. She hosted numerous cook-outs and dinners for her friends and family to enjoy each other’s company. She was an incredibly wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and loved spending time with her family. On October 15, 1993, Debby married Michael Miskill and the two could often be found walking their beloved dog, Abby, around the block.

Debby will always be remembered by her husband, Mike Miskill; children, Trina (Brian) Lawrence; Matthew (Ashleigh) Gilbert; and Robert Miskill; grandchildren, Hailey, Hayden, and Ella Lawrence and Walker, Camryn, and Witten Gilbert; and siblings, Linda (Alan) Showerman and Michael (Stacy) Ziemke. She was preceded in death by her parents, Duane and Mary Lou Ziemke.

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