Deborah Mae (Wanner) Fogarty

Deborah Mae (Wanner) Fogarty, 70, passed away on Sunday, June 21 at her home.
Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine.

Deborah Mae (Wanner) Fogarty, 70, passed away on Sunday, June 21 at her home.
Memorial Mass will be on Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. Visitation will be on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine. Visitation will also be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Procession to church will be at 10:20 a.m. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Belle Plaine. Due to the COVID~19 restrictions, only 50 people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time on Friday.
She was born May 9, 1950 to Paul and Edith Wanner in Dickinson, North Dakota. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic school in New England ND, graduating in 1968.
She moved to Waconia, MN in 1968, and met the love of her life, James, in May, 1970 at a dance hall in Waconia. She and Jim spent the first year and a half writing letters while Jim was serving in the military in Guam. They married in September, 1973 and made their home on James’ home farm in Belle Plaine. Their marriage was blessed with four kids, Nathan, Chantel, Brandon, and James.
Debbie loved her family; her grandkids were her pride and joy and she never missed any performance or event they were in. She cherished any time she could get with them.
Debbie worked for Taher Food Service for 30 years, and enjoyed seeing many children pass through the lunch lines. She was Grandma to many more kids than just her own. She enjoyed making quilts, fishing, playing cards, and playing dice games.
Debbie is survived by her husband of 46 years, Jim; children, Nathan (Amy) Fogarty, Chantel (Ryan) Barnett, Brandon (Jen) Fogarty, and James (Deanne) Fogarty; grandchildren, Megan and Alex Fogarty, Elizabeth, Aubrie and Thomas Barnett, and Wyatt and Gavin Fogarty; brothers and sisters, Harvey (Jean) Wanner, Marietta (Don) Nygaard, Terry Wanner, Pauly (Jim) Krebs, Janel (Bryan) Schiele, Dale Wanner, Jackie (Ray) Kraft; brothers-in-law, Kerry (Lois) Fogarty, Joe (Annette) Fogarty, Troy (Toni) Fogarty, and Blaise (Jane) Fogarty.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edith and Paul Wanner; brothers, Joseph Wanner and Duane Wanner; brother-in-law, Clarence Huck; mother and father-in-law, Joseph and Betty Fogarty

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