Debra Gabrelcik, 63

Debra Ann Gabrelcik, age 63, of Minnetrista, passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Tennessee, while surrounded by her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, April 24 at 11:30 a.m. at the Church of Our Lady of the Lake, 2411 Commerce Blvd., Mound. There will be visitation at the church beginning at 10 to 11 a.m., with the rosary at 11 a.m.; prior to the Mass. Interment will be at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to: Believe in Santa Foundation, 11150 N. Williams St., Suite 108, Dunnellon, FL 34432 (put in memo: Debra Ann Gabrelcik).

Arrangements are with Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapels; Gearty-Delmore.com,

A loving and devoted wife, mom, and grandma, Deb was born Nov. 13, 1955, and grew up in Delano.

She was actively involved in the Santa Community, both locally and nationally.

An avid reader, Deb soaked up every possible ray of sunshine that she could, and enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially during the holiday season.

She was a faithful and active member of Church of Our Lady of the Lake, with a passion for the annual festival.

Deb is survived by her husband of 43 years, Randy; children, Allison, Lindsay, and Max; granddaughter Paige; beloved grand fur kids, Chet and Jingle; sisters Sandra Lobitz, Janice Bogenrief, and Cheryl (Mike) VanderLinden; many nieces and nephews; and her Santa family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ambrose James and Lorraine Brown.

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