Debra Jean Wyskochil

April 11, 1953April 21, 2017

Debra Jean Wyskochil, age 64, of Kingsley, passed away peacefully at home, Friday, April 21, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born April 11, 1953 in Grand Rapids, to Larry and Mary Jane (Bueche-Daniels) Jenkins.

Deb graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School. She went on to work for Revco Drug Store for over 20 years. After moving to Kingsley, Deb worked as a parapro for nearly 20 years for Kingsley Public Schools. Deb married Tony "Dave" Wyskochil on Aug. 8, 1986 in Rockford. Deb was involved with the Outdoor Adventure Club through the Kingsley High School. She had a great love for the Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers. Deb loved spending time at home and taking care of her family. There were many Friday night garage parties that she loved to cook for, and stories that went along with them. Deb was also known for opening her home to her students as to enjoy some time together outside of school. Deb will be greatly missed by her husband, Tony "Dave"; children, Patrick (Cathy Watkins) Bentley, of Grand Haven, Paul (Kim) Bentley, of Hudsonville, stepson, Todd (Renee) Nevins, of Newaygo, Melissa (Neil) Wyskochil, of Kingsley, Nicholas (Aleisha) Wyskochil, stepson, Thad Wyskochil, of South Bend, Indiana, and the Rev. Troy Nevins, of Grand Rapids; 15 grandchildren; five siblings, Diane (Jim) Schultz, Judy (Dan) Myszak, Bill (Betsy) Jenkins, Brenda (Bob) Talsma, Steve Jenkins; father, Larry Jenkins; many nieces; nephews; and special friends, Bev Godbieziewski, Gaylord and Janice McQuerr, April Yothers, and Jodi Graham. Deb was preceded in death by her mother; and siblings, Danny Jenkins, Larry Jenkins, and Peter Jenkins.

A private memorial service was held. Memorial contributions were directed to the Kingsley School IEP program.

Arrangements were entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Kingsley.


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Michael Renberg

April 28, 2017

From her CC71 classmates on Facebook:

Sandy Sanchez So very sorry, praying for the family

Steve Jones Very bad news.

Rocky Tebeau Sad to hear this.Praying for her family.

Rick Tormala My prayers are with her family and friends. Praying for Debra also.

Mary J Clark Prayers going out to Debra's family!

Alfredo Cantu Sad so very sad ... prayers and condolences to the family

Marcia Saganski Until we meet again, Love & prayers for You

Cheryl Doreen Hayes-docherty Oh my, we go back a long long way, so sorry now you sing with the angels.....

Joe Wall Sad news. We will pray for her family

Jamie Cole Simon Praying for comfort for her family.

Michael Renberg

April 27, 2017

My deepest sympathy on the passing of Debra. Remember the good times and hold them close in your heart, they will comfort you in your times of sorrow. CC Class of 71.

Cheryl Hayes

April 27, 2017

Dear Deb, we went back a long long way in school, we were just kids, when life was so simple...memories...
Cheryl Hayes

Rick Jenkins

April 26, 2017

Pete Schwallier

April 25, 2017

Paul and Pat, lots of love coming your way from the whole West Ottawa family. You are both individuals I have tried to emulate over the years, and I am sure many of those qualities (positivity, a fun energy, the right perspective on life) come straight from your mom. I'm sorry for your loss.

Linda Ricket (Kowalski)

April 24, 2017

Sending prayers and hug's for Dave and the rest of the family. Deb was a wonderful woman and will be missed by so many. Love you all ❣

Paul Bentley

April 24, 2017

Mom, we all will miss you. Love, the Bentley's.


April 24, 2017

To the family of Debra Wyskochil. May the love of family and friends comfort you. Blessed are they that mourned: for they shall be comforted.

Rick Davidson

April 24, 2017

Dave, sorry for your loss.

Michelle Rothley

April 23, 2017

Deb you've always as beautiful on the outside as the inside .It deeply saddens me for your loss for your Family. But I realize your no longer in pain you are in the arms of your maker without pain. God is Good. Rest in Peace my friend .