March 26, 1958 - April 25, 2013
MIDDLEBURY - Debbie Houser, 55, of Middlebury, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at home.
She was born March 26, 1958, in Bellflower, Calif., to Jonny and Jessie (Terpstra) VanLaar.
On July 19, 1980, in Orange County, Calif., she married Gary Houser.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Shannon (Travis) Bowers of Goshen; sons Gary Houser Jr. and Shawn Houser, both of Middlebury; one grandchild, Gavin Bowers and a second one, Brooklyn Lee, on the way; her mother, Jessie Vandeventer of California; brothers James (Arlene) VanLaar of Riverside, Calif., Gerald (Andrea) VanLaar of Springdale, Ark., and Edward (Cindy) VanLaar of LA County, Calif.
Her father preceded her in death.
She was office manager for Logistics by Bontrager, Bristol. She enjoyed watching her children play sports, watching NASCAR and crocheting for her family and friends.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor Keith Perry.
Memorials may be given to the COPD Foundation.