Debra Rae Engholm (1956 - 2017)

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Debra Rae Engholm, aged 61 of Soldotna, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage.

She was born on March 24, 1956 in Canyonville, Oregon to Raymond and Dorothy (Bishop) Mitchum and later graduated from Hemet High School in Hemet, California.

Debra was the proud wife of a Marine and together they moved to Soldotna in 1993 where she was a member of the Church of God.

She enjoyed fishing, travel, crossword puzzles and working for Central Peninsula Hospital. Her family remembers, "Debi touched the hearts of many people on the Kenai Peninsula and around the world. Debi was very loving caring wife and mother who loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed her work at the Central Peninsula Hospital and all the staff she worked with. Her heart was touched by all who knew her."

She will be greatly missed by all.

Debra was preceded in death by her daughter, Charity Engholm.

She is survived by her loving husband, David A. Engholm of Soldotna; son, Joshua D. Engholm of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Kyle Isham, Krista Pipkin, Renee Pipkin, James Pipkin and Jeramiah Pipkin all of Idaho.

A Celebration of Debra's Life will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at Soldotna Church of God, 105 West Redoubt, Soldotna, AK 99669, with Pastor Alan Humphreys officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Debra's name may be given to Central Peninsula Health Foundation for Oncology Resources and Support, 250 Hospital Place Soldotna, AK 99669, or www.givingheals.org/how-to-donate/.
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Soldotna Church Of God
105 W Redoubt Ave
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 262-4729
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Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Jan. 4, 2018