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“dear brad and family, i was out of town when Debbie passed away. We were good friends and I will miss her I still can remember the times we spent...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: pamela barton - syracuse , UT

“Brad, I am so sorry for your loss. You are very much in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of you and your family. I know that you are a very...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Janett B Young - HATCH, UT

“I am sad to hear of Debra's passing. I have known her since I came to BYU 16 years ago. She was always a calm support to our office and was willing...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Janice Robinson - Provo, UT

“Brad, Quinn, and Zane, I'm sure nothing can express the emptiness you are feeling right now but I just wanted to share something that finally gave...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lanae Thompson - Clinton, UT

“Brad and family, Unfortunately we know your loss too well. If you need anything anything at all know that we are here for you. Time will make it...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: GAYE A FANGEL - SPANISH FORK, UT

“To the Frehner Family... I am stunned. I just met Debra a few months ago while we were both working on genealogy. We discovered a connection...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Convery - Spanish Fork, UT

“Debra was a quite, committed, worker bee. I loved working side by side with her on the Salem Heat club soccer team that Tannon and Quinn were on...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Pat and Paul Bradley - Salem, UT

“Brad, Though I only knew Debra for a few years, I throughly enjoyed working with her. I will remember that she always wore her colored shoes. She...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jim Sands - Orem, UT - Friend

“Brad, I am sorry for your loss. Debra and I worked together for many years, she was a wonderful person. I will miss the funeral, as I am out of...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: George Allred - Orem, UT


Debra Thompson Frehner, loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother returned to her Heavenly Father Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Provo, Utah. She was born October 18, 1956 to Richard and Alta Hansen Thompson in Spanish Fork, Utah. Debra attended Springville High School, and graduated from Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho. She then furthered her education at Idaho State University.

She married her best friend, Brad Frehner on July 17, 1993 in the Jordan River Temple. She was a wonderful, caring wife. She loved her family and was very supportive of their many activities. She coached her boys in baseball, soccer, basketball, and was involved in the scouting program, and youth groups for her church. She would never miss an athletic event or choir concert in which her children performed; she was their number one fan.

Debra was employed as a computer specialist at BYU for 35 years. She loved to arrange flowers and was an excellent seamstress. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many different church callings.

Debra is survived by her husband, Brad; children, Quinn Dillon and Zane Thompson, Jennifer, Brianne, Nathan, and Shaylee; eleven grandchildren; and her siblings, Nola (Charlie) Hall; Merrill (Irene) Thompson; Julia Thompson; and Tony (Karen) Thompson. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews who adored her. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Brady Orlin Frehner.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Spanish Fork South Stake Center 1150 East 1240 South, Spanish Fork, Utah. Family and friends may call on Monday evening, July 2, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 187 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork and on Tuesday at the church from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Provo Cemetery.

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