Katy Funeral Home


Deborah Ann Dyslin

September 2, 1939July 31, 2020

Passed away at her Houston home with her Son, Daughter in Law, Grand Daughter, and beloved pets present.

Formerly a resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Deborah had recently moved back to Texas to be cared for by her family. Deborah was born September 2nd, 1939 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Paul and Helen (Hayes) Kortsch. Deborah was later raised in the Kansas City Missouri area by her mother Helen (Hayes) Parker, and Stepfather, Gilbert Parker. Deborah attended Drury College, Kansas City College, and the University of Kansas.

Deborah had a storied career in many fields including working as a civilian for the US Army in Germany, and most recently in the Hospitality Management field. She managed the Shilo Inn in Idaho Falls for many years and loved all of her co-workers and employees. Deborah married Alan H. Kieninger of Kansas City Missouri in 1961, and gave birth to her only child, a son, Christopher G. Kieninger in 1962. In 1973 Deborah met and married Robert R. Dyslin, a decorated Vietnam Veteran, and together they continued life’s journey for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her beloved “Bobby” in 2003, and nephew, Eric Parker, of Grand Prairie, Texas. Deborah is survived by son, Chris Kieninger (Julie); siblings: James Parker (Jan), of Overland Park, Kansas; Margaret Parker, of Waterville, Kansas; and Robert Parker (Cheryl), of Grand Prairie, Texas; three grandchildren: Dallas Kieninger Clark (Andy), of Beloit, Wisconsin; Joseph Robert Kieninger, of Sturgis, South Dakota; and Lanaya Knox; two great grandchildren, Maddox Clark and Maya Clark; nieces: Megan Bradley Colbert, Heather Bradley Impens, Nicole Parker Escalante, Amanda Parker Lawrence and Andra Parker Morphew; and nephew, Bruce Parker. She is also survived by her beloved pets, “Happy”, the dog, and “Lady Jane”, the cat.

Deborah’s passions were Genealogy, she had traced her roots back to the 1600s . Also, her longtime membership in the Daughters of The American Revolution (DAR), where she served as Regent, Vice-Regent, Historian, and Librarian.

Deborah was also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Blessings and gratitude from her family to her fellow members of the Church that showed her so much love and support over the years.

Special Thanks to her Daughter in Law Julie Kieninger for being Deborah’s fulltime caregiver in her latter days.

The family would also like to extend a special thanks for the love and support of her great friends: Joe and Ann Hayes of Idaho Falls Mr and Mrs K. Walker of Idaho Falls Jana and Bryan Call of Idaho Falls

We Love you Mom


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