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Debra L. "Deb" Bissell

January 10, 1953 — March 16, 2021

Debra L. "Deb" Bissell, 68, of North Webster, IN passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on January 10, 1953 in Hartford City, IN to Wilbur E. & Shirley M. (Hurlock) Mitchener.

She graduated in 1971 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. Spent her summers in Kosciusko County and lived in Marion, IN from 1982 – 2001 but lived most of her life in the northern Indiana area. On September 15, 1988 in Louisville, KY she married Ernest Ross “Pete” Bissell who preceded her on May 30, 2010. She formerly worked for CVS Pharmacy and for Dr. Rose in Warsaw.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in North Webster, Vineyard Community Church in Syracuse, and the Vineyard Community Church in Logansport.

She is survived by:

2 Daughters – Tonya (Mark Philabaum) Bowser of Syracuse & Jaime Ervin of North Webster

6 Grandchildren –Dylan Bowser; Ryea Fuller; Bodhi Bowser; Madilynn McDonald; Emily McDonald; & Jonathan McDonald

3 Gt. Grandchildren – Aowyn Fuller, Diem Fuller, & Rylan Bowser

2 Brothers – Gene Mitchener of Marion & Dale (Debbie) Mitchener of Heeney, CO

She was preceded by her parents, husband, & foster parents – John & Ruth Stone.

Visitation will be 2:00 – 5:00 on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at the Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Private Funeral services will be at the funeral home with Pastor Bruce Vernon of the Vineyard Community Church in Logansport officiating. Burial will follow in Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.

Memorial request may be given to the New Hope Pet Rescue, 72555 Co Rd 29, Syracuse, IN 46567. T

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

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