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Memories & Candles

“I love and miss you more than you know. They say time makes you stonger but it just makes me miss you more. I can honestly say this is the hardest...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Brandi - Waterloo, IA - Daughter

“On December 29, 2009 - five days before she went to be with Jesus my sister wrote in her journal; "Thank you Lord for this day and my life". This is...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Van Wey - Brother

“I will never forget Deb's laugh. She always made people smile with it. It was so infectious. I didn't get to see her often, because of the miles...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Samantha Cermak - Family

“I will miss seeing the beautiful smile that you always had Deb. It would always cheer me up - if I were down and always brought a smile to my face. I...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jolie Adelmund

“No one could be a better Aunt then you Deb you will be missed Love you,Cole ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Cole VanWey - Elk Run Heights, IA

“I will miss you Deb Love, Cole ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Cole Van Wey - Elk Run Heights, IA

“Deb and I worked together, cleaning a building, twice a week and talked often on the phone. She was always cheerful, I will never forget the way she...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Merry Thies - Friend & Co-Worker

“Where to start......First as an employee of mine Deb was the best I could ever have. She always did her jobs but had fun while doing them and made...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ranae White - Elk Run Heights, IA

“I have many fond memories of Deb from our childhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Troy Van Wey - Cousin

Debra Lyn Walters was born October 24, 1954 in Waterloo, Iowa: the daughter of Robert James and Barbara Jean (Van Wey) Walters. She graduated from East Waterloo High School with the class of 1973. Debra married Russell Bartz and they later divorced. She was then married to Greg Oge and they later divorced. Debra had been employed at Maid-Pro where she enjoyed her work and made many good friends there. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, remodeling and building furniture, she made all sorts of things. Debra had a green thumb, she had flower gardens, a fish pond and she loved her cats.
Debra passed away at her home, suddenly, on January 3, 2010 at the age of 55. She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Robert and Iris Walters and her maternal grandparents: Earl and Juanita Van Wey. Debra is survived by her parents Robert and Barbara Walters of Waterloo; a son Adam Bartz of Waterloo; a daughter Brandi (Kip) Lewis of Waterloo; a granddaughter Kenzie Lewis of Waterloo and a grandson to be born this summer; 2 brothers: Bill (Angie) Van Wey of Elk Run Heights and Robert “Ponch” (Teresa) Walters of Waterloo; and a sister Kelly (Larry) Steele of Wichita, Kansas. Debra is also survived by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and a great-nephew. Debra will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

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