Obituary for Debra Jill Dunson (Wrate)
Debra Jill Dunson, 63, of Westerville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. She was born on July 20, 1954, the daughter of David Arthur Wrate and Audrey Pearl (Herrick) Wrate.
Deb graduated from Battle Creek Academy in 1972 and then went on to attend Andrews University. She was an active member of the Worthington Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she was a choir member and a children's department leader at different times. Deb was an organ donor through the Gift of Life Michigan program.
Deb is survived by her Daughter, Abigail Jillian (Gary) Thrasher of Galloway, OH; Father, David Arthur (Lee Anne) Wrate, Sister, Nancy J. (Jeb) Kriigel, her favorite dogs, Luna and Lucy; 20 nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and a Shout Out to the Vintage People of Columbus, OH. She was preceded in death by her Mother, Audrey Pearl Wrate and Sister, DeAnn Cabbett.
Deb enjoyed traveling to Lake Michigan with her family. She loved going shopping, reading, the Royals (Princess Diana), music, and singing in the church choir. She enjoyed collecting knick-knacks. Above everything else, she loved spending time with her daughter, Abbey.
Memorials may be made to: Battle Creek Academy, 480 Parkway Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49037, WOSU or ASPCA.
Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service. 269-788-9800. www.baxterfuneral.com