Deborah M. Vlcek, nee Chewning 64, of O'Fallon, Ill., born on August 17, 1951 in Elgin, Ill., passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Deborah loved all animals, especially her dogs, Rollie and Duffy, along with her horse, Hoppy. She enjoyed reading mystery and suspense novels and was an avid reader of People Magazine, enjoyed television shows and movies. Deborah was very caring and compassionate to her family. She developed a very close bond with others. She always spoke her mind but always from the heart.
She was preceded in death by her previous husband, Dennis Will; and her parents, William and Mary, nee Meyer, Chewning.
Surviving are her husband, Frank W. Vlcek; stepdaughters, Christine (Brian) Ford of Ojai, Calif., and Linda (Daniel Frangis) Sturdivant of Bradenton, Fla.; a brother, William (Josette) Chewning of Orlando, Fla.; a cousin, Karen Hill; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and many loving friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois at www.hospice.org, SPCA at www.hsmo.org, or National Foundation for Cancer Research at www.cancer.org. Condolences and Tributes may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.
Services: Per family's request, no services are being held.
SCHILDKNECHT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, O'Fallon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 22, 2016