Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A Look Back at 2013 - APRIL

Sassy Phineas, age 3

Eden had a piece of artwork picked to be shown at the school district's Culture Fest.  It was held at the Waterloo Center for the Arts.  We invited my mom and Eden's former art teacher, Deb Wesley.  Deb and my mom worked together several years ago at Lincoln Elementary in Waterloo.  Unfortunately in July, Deb suddenly passed away.  We were so sad to hear this news as her and my mom had recently become good friends.  She was always so nice and friendly.  Eden loved her as a teacher.
Eden and mom

Eden's former art teacher and Grandma's good friend, Deb, Eden and Grandma Young

Debra, daughter of Mae (Bogatzke) and Kenneth Fogleman, was born May 27, 1953, at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, Iowa. She lived and grew up in Manning where her father worked with the postal service. Debra graduated from Manning High School in 1971. And then went on to graduate from Mankato State University (Minnesota State University) with an Art Degree.
After graduating from college Debra moved to New Orleans for 12 years and worked as a dispatcher for a trucking company. She married Joseph Wesley and one child was born to this union. Debra moved back to Iowa in the late 1980s to Osceola where she worked as a dispatcher for the Jimmie Dean Company. She continued to work as a dispatcher when she moved to Waterloo. Debra went back to school and graduated from UNI in 1993 with a BA in Art Education. She taught for the Waterloo Community School District and held positions in both elementary and high school from 1995 to 2013 when she retired. Debra’s hobbies included gardening, photography, music and art. She was an animal lover and owned three dogs, a cat, and a horse.
Debra was taken to the emergency room at Allen Hospital in Waterloo where she died July 3, 2013 at the age of 60 years, a month and 6 days.
Debra is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her daughter Quinn Wesley of Lehi, Utah; siblings Nancy (Stephen) Muhlbauer of Manning, Carmen (Rob) Yancey of West Des Moines, Steven (Julie) Fogleman of Manning; nieces and nephews: Shannon, Mitchell, Justeen, Caden, Rylie-Shea, Rachel, Jackson, Stephanie and Brian; other relatives and friends.

Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:00 AM

Funeral Service
FRIDAY, July 12, 2013, 11:00 AM


Honorary Urn Bearers

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