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DEBORAH DUNHAM GILBERT Deborah Dunham Gilbert, 59 years old passed away peacefully surrounded by close family and friends on December 1, 2016. She was the wife of Bobby Gilbert Jr, the love her life for 27 years. Born in Phoenix, AZ on June 18, 1957 to VA and Blanche Dunham. She graduated from Central High School in Phoenix, AZ and then went on to The University of Colorado in Boulder studying dental hygiene. She started her dental hygiene career in AZ and then moved to Bellingham, WA for 13 years. The later part of her life was spent in Pasco, WA where she retired from Three Rivers Dental in Kennewick. Debbie is survived by her husband, Bobby Gilbert Jr. and her siblings, Scott (Diane) Dunham, and Whitney Dunham. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, which were the light of her life. Mina (Steve) Silverman, Melisa (Jeff) Kane, Kellsie Dunham and Robney (Melissa) Gilbert. Her great nieces and nephews are, Ava and Leah Silverman, Zenon, Zachary, Jeremey, and Kristen Kane. She was predeceased by her parents, VA and Blanche Dunham and her sister Trudy Mendez (Mauricio). Her smile and infectious laugh could light up a room. Debbie AKA The Doogie was a friend to all and wanted to know every detail of your story (Detailed Debbie). She was always up for fun and grabbing a bite to eat (Let's have one). Her quick wit and love of life saw her through the most difficult times. Debbie's celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 AM at the Eagles Club in Pasco, WA (2829 West Sylvester Street). Memorial Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to your in Debbie's honor.
Published in Tri-City Herald on Dec. 6, 2016