DEBRA L. SCHILDMEIER KOKOMO, IN FORMERLY PORTAGE September 19, 1955- November 27, 2010 Debra L. Harrell-Schildmeier, 55, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010 in her home after a sudden illness. Debra was born September 19, 1955 in Blue Island, IL and lived in Kokomo for the last six months coming from Portage, IN. On November 10, 1979 she married Jessie Harrell, who preceded her in death in 2005. On July 2, 2010 in Kokomo, she was married to David R. Schildmeier. She is survived by her husband, David of Kokomo; two sons: Danny (Kathleen) Hayes of Valparaiso and Jesse (Wendy) Harrell of Lake Station; one daughter, Erin Harrell of Crown Point; one step-son, Casey Schildmeier of Cicero, IN; one step-daughter, Amber (Dean) Pruitt of Anderson, IN; father, Floyd Vogel of Tipton, GA; three brothers: Gary and Marvin Grubbs and Bruce Harris; two sisters: Wanda Schneider and Kimberly Smith; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola (Thompson) Vogel; one sister; and first husband, Jessie Harrell. Debra was a registered nurse at Franciscan Physician's Hospital of Munster, IN. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Central Time at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel with Pastor Bill Marshall officiating. Burial will be at the Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN. Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. CST and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. For online condolences go to: rannellsfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Times on Nov. 29, 2010