Cover photo for Debra K. Kleeves's Obituary
Debra K. Kleeves Profile Photo

Debra K. Kleeves

Debra passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Rose Arbor Hospice.

She was born December 17, 1959 in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy (Guy) Juskiewcz. Debra was a graduate of Hamilton High School. She had worked at Tyson Foods for many years, Tiara Yachts for 7 years and most recently at Freedom Smoke. On August 5, 1989 she married Bruce Kleeves until 2001.

In her spare time she enjoyed going to the casino, playing the kitty slots and making blankets for people she loved.

Surviving are her children, Tabatha (Chuck Hanson) Dunklee of Otsego and Chantal (Daniel) Morse of Gobles; 9 grandchildren, Sarah, Austin, Dylan, Ally, Dakota, Sam, Joe, Chloe and Russell; 1 great-grandchild, Emery and siblings, Beverly, Denise, Leo, James and Dale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Richard and siblings, Sharon, Mark, Nancy, Brenda, Carole, Terry and Bucky.

Friends may visit with Debra’s family from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M., Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, February 15, 2018 with Pastor Stephen Burrow officiating.

Cremation will follow.

Contributions in memory of Debra may be made to her daughters for expenses.

Messages of condolence may be posted at


Offer Condolence for the family of Debra K. Kleeves

Condolence Messages

Dwain & Sally Hanson

February 12, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Tabatha…sweet baby girl ,we are so sorry for you loss. just doing what your doing with her funeral is a wonderful thing, you making your Mama proud.. My she RIP , Hugs to Chantel and her family too. anf Bruce… Love you all.


Chantal Morse

February 12, 2018 at 5:17 pm

I will miss you so much momma! You were truly loved and will be greatly missed!


Tabitha Van Order

February 13, 2018 at 12:55 am

I am so sorry for your loss Chantal! Your mom will forever be in my heart! I will definitely come pay my respects to her and be a shoulder for you (if you need one). Sorry again for your loss. RIP Deb


Jenny Hill

February 12, 2018 at 11:42 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there in person, however, please know I am there in spirit as you grieve the loss of your mom. Cherish the sweet memories that you have and hold them close.


Judy Kleeves Edwards

February 13, 2018 at 5:53 am

When I think of Deb, the words gentle, kind, loving and giving come to mind. My heart goes out to Tab and Chantel and all her grand babies who will miss her! RIP Deb. I am praying for you all


Brenda Paryzek

February 13, 2018 at 9:08 am

My love and prayers for you all. I will miss you Deb see you on the other side


Greg and Lorna Bush

February 14, 2018 at 8:02 pm

We are so sorry for your loss. We are very glad to have been friends with Deb, we had many good times.

Love you and we’ll see you again with our Lord Jesus.

Greg and Lorna


Carolyne H.

February 18, 2018 at 8:59 pm

So sorry for your loss Tabitha and Chantel and also Bruce.It’s been many yrs since I was in touch with your dad and both of you,and although I never met your mom,she raised two great young ladies.May she now rest in peace.


Leave a Condolence

Cancel reply

Please share your message of condolence with the family, It will be visible to the public but your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked









Obituary Notification Service

Enter your email address if you would like to be notified when a new obituary notice is posted:

Search Obituaries

How do I send a condolence

At the bottom of this page, you will find a condolence form. You will need to fill out some basic information prior to typing your message. (We will not share your e-mail address with anyone) Once you are finished, simply click the submit condolence button. The condolence will be approved before it is published to the web site.

Share This Obituary

Your Name


Your Email


Their Name


Their Email





This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.



Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors