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Debra Sue Nabholz, 46, of Mayo, FL, died Nov. 20, 2016 at Shands Cancer Hospital in Gainesville, FL following a long illness.
Debra was born July 4, 1970 in Independence, IA to Dennis L. and Jane Michels Nabholz.
She was very patriotic since she was born on Independence Day in the town of Independence. Family was very important to her and she kept extensive genealogy records. She travelled to Europe and throughout the United States and had lived in Iowa, CA and Florida. Debra liked to sew, crochet and do needlepoint. Her home was a gathering place for the many young friends of her son Josh.
Debra is survived by her parents, Dennis L. (Lynda) Nabholz of O'Brien, FL; mother, Jane Green of Missouri; son Joshua James Nabholz, Mayo, FL; brother James L. (Maggie) Nabholz of Clarksville, TN; aunt Susan R. (James) Blonigan of Evansdale, IA; uncle Don (Cathy) Michels of Waterloo; aunt Sharon K. (Chris) Finton of Jacksonville, FL; step brother/sister Christian (Michelle) Russell of Gainesville, FL; Michael (Cheryl) Russell of Alachua, FL and Danielle (Erik) Perz of Micanopy, FL; and nieces and nephews, Kathleen A. (Robert) Scoles-Norman of Long Beach, CA; Michelle Goodfellow, Justin and Carmen Nabholz, Stacey, Tessa, Conner, Sara and Dylan Scoles, Cade Russell, Mercedes and Memphis Perz, Chris Michels of Fairbank and Philip Michels of Denver.
A service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec 8th at the Joe P. Burns Funeral Home, 440 SW Monroe Ave, Mayo, FL, 32066. Coffee, pastries and cookies will be served and Debra's house, 276 Pasco St, Mayo, FL after the service.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to: American Cancer Society or Winn Dixie Hope Lodge.
All arrangements are under the care of Burns Funeral Home of Mayo.
Published on December 5, 2016
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