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Debra K Steines

December 2, 1951 — July 30, 2023

Debbie Steines, 71, of Oshkosh, passed away peacefully July 30, 2023, with her family by her side.

She was born to the late Edward and Joyce Whitney, December 2, 1951, in Neenah, Wisconsin. Debbie graduated from General Douglas MacArthur High School, Levittown New York in 1969 with a degree in cosmotology. She later went on to receive a BS from Lakeland college, in information technology.

She married Duane Steines on March 3, 1973, and they lived together in Oshkosh for twenty years before relocating to Louisville and retiring back in Wisconsin in 2022. Debbie is survived by her husband of 50 years Duane Steines her two children: Denise Elms (Clark), of Newark, Delaware; Michael Steines (Adriana), of Louisville, Kentucky. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Brady (25), Connor (22), Ally (19) Elms, Logan (17) and Dylan (25) Steines. Her sister Diane Headington (Lyle), In-laws Diane and Jack Kuhl, Dennis, and Lois Steines along with Nieces and Nephews. She leaves behind a dear friend and confident Susan Golden as well as many friends and family, too many to list.

Debbie worked for various companies and ultimately retired from UPS Air after 20 years of service she loved her job as a Tech Pub Analyst and enjoyed her coworker family. Debbie had so many talents and things she loved she was an amazing baker who loved to decorate cakes and cookies for family and friends. Debbie had a creative eye she was able to create beautiful pieces of art, she enjoyed sewing, quilting, stamping, painting. She passed her creative eye onto her children. Debbie was immensely proud of her family, and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. As her health declined, she looked to her faith for guidance and comfort she longs to meet her family and friends awaiting her in Heaven.

Please help us celebrate the bright light of Debbie’s life. The memorial will be held at Lake View Memorial Park on Friday, August 4, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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