Debra R. Daniels

Debra R. Daniels
Debra Rae Daniels passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009. Debra was born November 27, 1969 in Marshfield, WI the daughter of Donald and Rae Ann (Sauter) Schanz. She had moved with her family to Grayling, MI, where they lived for several years before moving back to Wisconsin. She graduated from MarshfieldColumbusHigh School in 1987 and from St. CloudStateUniversity in 1991. Currently she was working on a Masters Degree at SpringArborCollege. For the past five years, she was the Human Resources Director for AlleganCounty government. Debbie shared her cooking and baking with others and enjoyed crafts, reading and her dogs. Above all else, she treasured spending time with her grandchildren and family. She was a member of the Society of Human Resources Management. On May 28, 2004 she married Gerald ‘Jerry’ Daniels, who survives. Also surviving are her parents, two step-children, Ryan Daniels and Mandy (Chris) Kelly and their children, Lila and Finn; a sister Tracy (Derrick) Christman; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Rose and Jerry Sauter and Don and Lorraine Schanz; a cousin, Mark Weinfurter, her mother and father-in-law, Bernard and Hazel Daniels. Friends may meet with her family from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Friday, May 15 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 16 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Congregational Church, Otsego, with Rev. David H. Sidwell, Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo officiating. Cremation will follow and inurnment of the cremains will be in Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sylvia’s Place, a women’s shelter located in Allegan, MI at P.O. Box 13, Allegan, MI49010.
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