St. Joseph, MO…..Debra Jo Sudtelgte, age 67, went to be with Jesus January 9, 2020 at her home.
A Celebration of Deb’s life will be held at The River Church on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Brad Spiegel officiating.
Visitation will be held at The River Church Saturday January 18, 2020 where the family will receive friends at 3:00 p.m.
Christian Inurnment will be at Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery Leavenworth, Ks. at a later date.
Deb was born in Kansas City, Mo. to Charles and Verna (Specht) Spangler on August 27, 1952.
She went to High School at St. Therese and later to Junior College in Kansas City.
Deb retired from her job as Executive Assistant for El Paso County Health Department in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2012, where she was employed for over 15 years.
Deb is survived by her loving husband Paul of 20+ years of the home, son, Chris (Crystal) Dowdell, three step-children, Benjamin, Audrey, and LeAnn Sudtelgte, sisters, Penny (Jimmy) Odom, Cheryl Tomlin, Pam (Bob) Godlove, Denise (Paul) Spangler, brother in law, Jim VanBibber, grandchildren, Caleb (Stormy) Dowdell, Britney (Kevin) Bartholomew, Rachel Riley, Kelsie (Amber) Dowdell, Jessie (Matt) Coult, Bradley Riley, Triston Dowdell, Gabby Dowdell, and Micah Sudtelgte, five great-grandchildren, many other relatives and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Carol “Kiki” VanBibber.
Deb was an example of grace. She loved her family, friends, and God.
Deb always put others before herself.
She was an organizer, and seemed to be always planning the next big trip for her and her beloved Paul.
Deb really enjoyed hiking, nature, camping, and the simple pleasures of life.
Memorials may be made in Deb’s honor to : The River Church in care of Turner Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Maysville, Mo. 64469