C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home

1327 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN


Deborah J. Colchin

November 23, 1951June 13, 2019

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Deborah (Deb) Jo (Overly, Skevington) Colchin, 67, of Fort Wayne, IN, followed Eliana Kosina (grand-daughter), John and Jacqueline (Jones) Roman (parents), and Keith Colchin, and has earned her wings. Deb can finally be at peace now that her battle with cancer is over. Deb is survived by her brothers; Steven and Diane, Mark and Colette, and Gary and Dori (SR) Overly. Jack Colchin, Brother-in-law. Deb's children; Jennifer Thomas, Todd and Emily, Leisa, Patrick Skevington and Desiree and Tony Romero. Deb's step-children; Andy Colchin and Kimberly and Mike Folds. Grandchildren of Deb's; Christian Braumberger, Jacqueline Skevington, Morgan and Alivia Thomas, Kayla and Alexander Skevington, Autumn Skevington, Izabella Wilson, Kennedy and Savannah Romero. Step Grandchildren are; Ryan and Jake Colchin, Grace and Jaxon Folds. Great Grandchildren; Soleil Lockhart and Liam Braumberger.

Deb was a graduate of Concordia High School-Class of 1970 Deb worked for GNC and The Health Food Shoppe of Fort Wayne, IN.

Deb loved giving nutritional advice and helping those who loved her stay healthy. Deb's hobbies were knitting reading, gardening, dancing and loving any and all animals. Memorial will be held at the home of Deb Colchin. Jennifer Thomas and Desiree Romero invite family and friends to celebrate Deb's life June 29, 2019 from 1-4 pm at 12101 West Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne,IN 46818. Donations accepted to cover medical expenses.


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Deborah J. Colchin

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Jennifer Thomas

June 17, 2019

You were the best mom, grandma, and great grandma a girl could ask for. I will miss you every day. I love you mom!


June 17, 2019

So very sorry to learn of Deb's passing.
May you find comfort with all your memories.

Deb VanRooyen & Family