Debra Wolfenkoehler

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Debra Ellen Wolfenkoehler, 54, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at her home.

She was born Aug. 7, 1953, in St. Louis, daughter of David and Dot Cooper Becker. She and Robert Wolfenkoehler were married July 12, 1975, in Cape Girardeau.

Wolfenkoehler was a 1975 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She was a science teacher five years at Central Junior High School and Louis J. Schultz School in Cape Girardeau, 11 years at R.O. Hawkins Junior High School and Jackson Middle School, and the past five years at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Mo.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Brandie Peterson of Randles; her parents of St. Louis; two sisters, Deirdre Rieman of Broken Arrow, Okla., Diane Pickett of Fairfax, Va.; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.