Deborah Jane Scoggins, 57, Luverne, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne after battling lymphoma.
A time of fellowship will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne with a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the church. A private committal of cremains will take place at a later date.
Deborah Clousing was born Nov. 22, 1959, to David and Anna (Schipper) Clousing in Gallatin, Montana. When she was a small child, the family moved around often. She graduated from Manhattan Christian High School in Montana.
Deb loved spending time with her long-term boyfriend, Dean Tuinstra. She lived in Luverne for 20 years and had worked as an environmental service specialist at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center for 12 years and at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Home, in Luverne, for thirteen years.
In the little spare time she had, Deb loved spending time with her family and her pets. She enjoyed camping and attending as many of her grandkids’ events as she could. Deb had just started rekindling her faith in God and occasionally attended the American Reformed Church in Luverne with her daughter.
Deb is survived by her daughter, Amy (Travis) Chapa, Luverne; her son, Jason (Julie) Bechler, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; three grandchildren, Jaycee, Addy and Kamdyn Chapa; a stepgrandson, Cameron; special friend Dean Tuinstra, Pipestone; a sister, Bev Herman, Riverton, Wyoming; and two brothers, David Clousing, Bedford, Kentucky, and Calvin Clousing, Geraldine, Montana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Linda Hessbeck; and a brother-in-law, Bill Herman.
Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, www.dingmannandsons.com.