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Debora Dianne Messer, 59, of Winterset, Iowa passed away on April 12, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Crossroads Church, 2601 Border Street in Norwalk. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Debbie was born June 6, 1959 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa to Delmar and Thelma Messer. She grew up in Anamosa, Iowa, graduating in 1977, then went to Coe College in Cedar Rapids to study music. After college she moved to Arizona and then Colorado where she spent nearly 40 years working in the Mortgage Industry.

Debbie loved gardening, sewing, cooking and canning, hanging with her two cats and her dog. She loved being outdoors and she loved telling stories about her daughter Ashton and two grandchildren, Jay and Amelia.

Debbie is survived by her daughter Ashton (James) Van Patten and their children Jay and Amelia of Stuttgart, Germany, and her brother Randy (Jenny) Messer of Norwalk, Iowa.

Debbie is preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in loving memory of Debbie.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Thursday, April 18, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Crossroads Church
2601 Border Street
Norwalk, Iowa
Service:
Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00 pm
Crossroads Church
2601 Border Street
Norwalk, Iowa
Disposition:
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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