GAEDE, Deborah Jean 59, of Effingham, IL, formerly of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. In memory of Debbie, cards and donations for medical and funeral expenses may be sent to Ricky Gaede and will be accepted at Johnson Funeral Home, 1110 N. Fourth Street, Effingham, IL 62401. In lieu of flowers and memorial gifts, other donations may be made to Forever Young Therapeutic Ranch and Rescue. Online condolences may be shared at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com. Deborah was born on October 21, 1958, in Phoenix, AZ, the daughter of Willis (Gene) McCorkle. She was united in marriage to Ricky Lane Gaede on May 8, 1982. Debbie could walk in to a room and instantly make friends with anyone around her. She was so full of love and life and shared that with all that she came in contact with. Her smile and laugh was something that all will remember for a lifetime. Debbie was also very active at Landell Elementry School where her two children, Ashley and Seth, grew up in Cypress, California. The one thing that Debbie would want all to remember is that she so loved her Family. Ricky, Ashley, Seth and Reese. They were everything to her, and she was everything to them. Debbie is survived by her husband, Ricky Gaede of Effingham; daughter, Ashley (Shawn) Cook of Seville, Ohio; son, Seth Gaede of Perris, CA; grandchild, Reese Gaede; and numerous in-laws, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father; and sister, Susan McCorkl e.
Published on  December 4, 2017