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Blue Funeral Home (Marion)
Thursday January 13th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Blue Funeral Home - Marion
Thursday January 13th, 2022

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Deborah Marie Skeate

Deborah Marie Skeate, age 68, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

Deborah was born August 06, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of Chester and Jeanette (LaRocque) Klock. Deborah had spent her life as a homemaker, providing for and raising six children. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by six children, Ann Skeate, David and Lisa Skeate, Walter and Amy Skeate, Joe and Amy Skeate, Scott and Lisa Skeate, and Brandon and Jaylen Bates; six siblings, Frank and Mary Kay Klock, Bob and Denise Klock, Tom and Joanne Klock, Glen and Clare Klock, Sue and Sam Edgin, and Joyce and John Ciesla; and her Grandchildren, Grace, Mckenna and Brooke Skeate, Emma Skeate and Eli Vickery, Kaitlin, Addison, Josie and Kollin Skeate, Christian Reese, and Jay, Gracie, and Jaxson; several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Walter Lucas Skeate, IV.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 13th, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. A eulogy will be given by the family at 7pm on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Blue Funeral Home.

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My condolences to you and your family Ann. I'll have a big mamma hug for you when I see you!!! 🥰
It's a sad day I am sure for all of you, I am sorry 😢

Kim Mislich Jan 13 2022 11:09 AM

Walt and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May your happy memories bring you comfort at this sad time.

Rindy Fuchs Jan 12 2022 1:57 PM

You were a friend to everyone-a thoughtful, one of a kind sweet lady.
My first Christmas card of the season was always from you and I looked forward to it!
You will be missed.
My prayers and love to your wonderful family🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Jeanne Tallman Jan 11 2022 11:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Deborah Skeate

Jeanne Tallman Jan 11 2022 11:00 PM

Deb, you brought so much to Brother Bob's life, and to mine as well. May you rest peacefully knowing you excelled at being a daughter, a sister, a mom, and a grandmother. Love you always.

Denise Jan 11 2022 7:59 PM