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Obituary for Debbie J. Eggemeyer

Posted on 12/26/2016, 9:47 PM

DEBBIE J. EGGEMEYER, 59, of Ellis Grove, Illinois, passed away at 1:20 p.m., Saturday, December 24, 2016 at her home.

She was born to David Leo and Katherine Arleen (nee Woodard) Damm on December 12, 1957 in Carrollton, Illinois.

She married Rolland Lee Eggemeyer on May 27, 1989 in Carlinville, Illinois. He survives.

Debbie attended Cape County Cowboy Church in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was a member of AFSCME.

She loved working outside with her flowers, fishing, and mushroom hunting. She was ordained as a minister on July 14, 2015 and just performed the marriage ceremony of her daughter Kayla on October 1, 2016.

She had worked at the Human Services Center in Red Bud, the Ruma Convent, Casey"s in Red Bud, and was currently working as a therapy aide at Chester Mental Health Center.

Survivors include husband Rolland "R.L." Eggemeyer Ellis Grove; Mother and Step-Father: Katherine and David Damm Carlinville; Father: Larry Wells Marshfield, Mo.; Three children: Misty (Josh) Straight, Chester; Brandon (Lindsey) Eggemeyer, Red Bud and Kayla (Aaron) Braun Bremen.

Nine siblings: Brenda Damm, Chester; Shanda Weller, Palmyra; Regina Sardina, Las Vegas, Nev.; Dayna McGregor, Grass Valley, Calif.; Kelli McDill, Blue Springs, Mo.; Lorri Wells, Mesa, Ariz.; Lisa Wells, Sausalito, Calif.; David Wells, Las Vegas, Nev., and Douglas Wells, Brentwood, Calif.

Brothers-in-law and Sister-in-law: Mark Eggemeyer, Ellis Grove and Randy (Debbie) Eggemeyer, Chester.

Mother-in-law: Rose Eggemeyer Ellis Grove. Three grandchildren: Devin Straight, Braylin Eggemeyer and Presley Debbie Jo Jean Braun.

Nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by: One son – Blake Bland, one brother – Rick Damm and father-in-law – Roland Eggemeyer.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Ellis Grove City Cemetery, Ellis Grove, Illinois.

Officiating: Brother Jim Matthews

Those wishing to attend are asked to go directly to the cemetery. Interment is at Ellis Grove City Cemetery Ellis Grove, Illinois.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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