Debra L. Ryan, 59


Feb. 24, 1958 —
Feb. 15, 2018
Formerly Cresco - Debra L. Ryan, age 59, formerly of the Cresco, Iowa area, passed away peacefully, on Feb. 15, 2018 at Good Samaritan Center in West Union, Iowa after a long battle with COPD. 
Visitation will be held at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. with a service at 4:30 p.m. Pastor Matt Larson of Burr Oak Lutheran Church will be officiating. Burial will be a private ceremony with the family at a later date.
Debra L. Ryan was born on Feb. 24, 1958 to Dale “Bud” Lepa and Edith Mae (Dotzler) Lepa. Debra grew up in the Cresco area, graduating from Crestwood High School.
She has three daughters. Her greatest joys in life were her grandkids. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles.
Debra is survived by her mother, Edith Mae Lepa of Cresco; three daughters, Carri (Mike) Dahl of Cresco, Danielle (Tim) Chihak of Cresco and Dakotah (Kyle) McIntyre of Decorah, Iowa; four grandchildren, Madelynn Dahl, Haylee Dahl, Lillian Chihak and Joseph Chihak; and five siblings, Julie (Steve) Dawley of Ridgeway, Iowa, Jannette Wiginton of Little Elm, Texas, Randy Lepa of Ankeny, Iowa, Daryl (Kathy) Lepa of Riceville, Iowa and Dean (Lori) Lepa of Cresco.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dale “Bud” Lepa.

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