Debra Ann Busby Flatten
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Of Alta Loma, passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home, on Thursday, August 30, 2012. Debbie, beloved wife of over 30 years, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt is survived by her husband, David; her son, Ryan; her daughter and son-in-law, Kari and Dave Berch; her granddaughter, Taylor; her grandson, Colt (due in October); her mother and step- father, Patricia and Charles Wisdom who gave Debbie and her brother, Ken Busby, a wonderful up-bringing; her father and step-mother, Daniel and Jean Busby; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Debbie was born January 7, 1958. She was a gifted student, with an amazing photographic memory, who graduated 2 years early at 16 from Upland High School in 1974. She continued her education, became a Registered Nurse, working at Loma Linda, Pomona Valley, and San Antonio Hospitals in the intensive care, cardiac lab, and emergency departments. She also worked side-by-side with her husband at their family business, Inland Powder Coating, in Ontario. Debbie took great pleasure coaching her two children in soccer and softball for many years and she was a talented softball player herself and enjoyed playing on women's leagues as well as coed leagues with her husband and family. Breeding and showing Newfoundland dogs was another passion and she accomplished her goal of producing numerous brown champions. She also enjoyed mind-teaser word games and traveling all over the world with her family and friends. Debbie was a lifelong member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, Alta Loma Ward.
Family and friends will gather at the Flatten home on Saturday, November 10th from 5 to 7pm for a remembrance memorial and celebration of her life.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Sept. 14, 2012