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Debbie Royer

Published: Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
Debbie Royer

ROCK FALLS – Debbie Royer, 57, of Rock Falls, died Thursday evening, Nov. 15, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was a certified nursing assistant for more than 15 years, working at Dixon State School, then Sterling Pavilion.

She was born July 30, 1955, a daughter of Marion and Delores (McConnell) Royer. She enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino. In her spare time, she liked to go for drives in the country, and play computer games and Bingo. She also enjoyed going to the Midway Drive-in Theater. Her love of family and friends will be fondly remembered by those who loved her.

Surviving are her daughter, Shanna (Don Rhodes) Royer of Rock Falls; her grandchildren, Shantell Preston, Tori Preston, Tessa Preston and Mardy Preston Jr.; a sister, Tammy (Ronnie) Schies of Rock Falls; her brothers, Dale (Kathleen Burk) Royer of Stockholm, Wis., and Terry (Marlyn) Royer Sr. of Rock Falls; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gary Royer; a sister, Cindy Royer; and a nephew, Terry Royer II.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls handled arrangements.

A memorial has been established.

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