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Debra Marie
Jepsen (Link)

July 12, 1956 – November 12, 2018

Debra Jepsen
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Obituary for Debra Marie Jepsen (Link)

Debra Marie Jepsen, 62, of O’Fallon, IL, born Thursday, July 12, 1956, passed away on November 12, 2018 at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL.

Debra attended Christ Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher. She was a very a giving and loving soul. She found joy in cleaning and cleaned homes, without cost or hesitation, just to show her love. She squeaked at every pet she met. She was a mother to everyone she met and will be loved and missed by many. There is a new star in heaven.

Debra was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Arlene Link, nee Pukas.

Surviving are her spouse, Lonnie Ray Peter Jepsen; one child, Charles David (Jamie Marie) Jepsen of Granite City; adopted daughter, Sandra Gerdes of Smithton, IL; one sister, Jackie (Douglas) McGraw of Keithville, LA; one brother, Bobby Link of Haughton, LA; two grandchildren, Tyler Jepsen and Savannah Jepsen.

Memorials may be made to Lonnie Ray Peter Jepsen to go toward the college fund for Debra’s grandchildren. Condolences may be extended to the family online at

Memorial Service to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Christ Methodist Church, 339 Frank Scott Parkway East, Interment will be held Monday November 19, 2018 at 2:15 p.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, MO 63125

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.

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Service Information

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 3:00pm
Christ United Methodist Church
339 Frank Scott Parkway East
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Interment Information

Monday, November 19th, 2018 2:15pm
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63125
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