Born 9/9/55 to Richard & Janet Friel, in Cleveland, Ohio. Debbie took the hand of Jesus on 6/11/12 after a 4 month fight with kidney cancer. Debbie is survived by her husband James, their sons; James (Jolene), Jeffery (Cherie), Joseph (Megan), and daughter Lena (Brian), and eight grandchildren; Katie, Jessica, Andrea, Julia, Joslynn, Jeffrey, Anna Sophia, and Juliette. Debbie is also missed by her brother-in-law David, her dogs, Miss E & JoDee. Debbie was preceded in death by her father, brother Richard, & stepfather Paul, dog Cheech and pet possum Penny. Debbie leaves behind best friends Holly, Elena, Cousin Susie. Debbie will be missed by her Aunt 'Sissy' (Charles) and Uncle Jerry, mother and brother Donald (Becky), as well. Service: Noon, 6/18/12, Lind Bros., 4221 Manzanita Av. Carm.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on June 17, 2012