Deborah Marie Shinabery

November 6, 1957August 20, 2018

Deborah Marie Shinabery, 60, of Ossian passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. She was born to the late Fred and Mary (Wachel) Lers on Wednesday, November 6, 1957 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Deborah was a graduate of Elkhorn High. She worked as a homemaker caring for family and had various jobs throughout the years. Deborah had many craft skills such as cross stitching and making realistic doll houses. She enjoyed many things from baking to fishing, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Deborah is survived by her daughters, Samantha (Steven White) Steinhausen and Cassandra (Beau) James; grandchildren, Elic Smith, Layla Johnson, Madison Steinhausen, Gabriel Steinhausen, Seth James, and Hannah James; brothers, Fred Lers, Robert Lers, and Joe Lers. She was also preceded in passing by her husband, Samuel Shinabery; and brother, Greg Lers. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Samantha Steinhausen.


Deborah Marie Shinabery

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Layla Johnson

August 25, 2018

My grandma was my best friend. i told her things i wouldnt even tell my best friend i love you grandma, fly high.

Samantha Steinhausen

August 24, 2018

Mom was such a high spirited person with an awesome sense of humor. She was fighting a long hard battle for the last 2 1/2 years. I hate to say it and I miss her so much but I'm happy for her to be out of pain and suffering. She is going to be missed greatly and loved always!