Schroeder, Deborah Marie

Deborah Marie Schroeder

February 12, 1954 - June 21, 2020

Deborah Marie (Griffith) Schroeder of Plano, Texas passed away on June 21, 2020 at the age of 66. She was born on February 12, 1954 to George Warren Griffith and Marjorie Joan (Brolin) Griffith in Ortonville, Minnesota. Deborah married David Schroeder on September 23, 1978 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Deborah’s primary love in life was her children and family. Her life revolved around them.

Deborah and David always had a love for the water. They spent many years with their boats on Lake Texoma. She also liked to travel to see family members for various activities.

Deborah loved to travel, she and David took many cruises together and also loved visiting Playa del Carman, Mexico.

Deborah had a deep belief in God. She was very active in the church choir over the years.

She had many friends during her lifetime. Her family and friends will miss her deeply.

She is at peace with the Lord Almighty and suffers no more.

Deborah is survived by her husband, David Schroeder of Plano, Texas; children, Jacy Peterson and husband, Greg of Plano, Texas, Derek Utley of Woodville, Texas and Jacque Schroeder of Woodville, Texas; grandchildren, Kyli, Keenan, Kierra, Zander, Zane and Zaida; great-granddaughter, Callie Rae; mother, Marjorie Prusha of Plano, Texas; 5 brothers; 1 sister; 1 half-brother and 1 half-sister.

She was preceded in death by her dad, George Griffith; brother, Max Griffith and her grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to the American Kidney Foundation in her name or the North Texas Food Bank.

A private memorial will be held Friday with the family.

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Eric and I were privileged to know Jacy’s mom for over 20 years! I remember fondly visiting Lake Texoma with her and Dave many, many years ago. She always had a wonderful cruise story for us and brought such joy to her kids, grandkids and Callie. Rest In Peace in Our Lord’s loving arms Debbie. Blessings of comfort for Dave and the family. Eric and Susan (Peterson) Schmidt, June 29, 2020 I’m glad I had the honor and privilege to meet you momma D. You made me laugh and smile and you always told me what you thought and you didn’t hold back. The night sky will shine a little now. Miss you and Godspeed Momma D.
Bo, June 26, 2020 David my heart is heavy for you tonight. You and Deb had many encouraging conversations with me when I was experiencing difficulty. I remember many of those moments. Draw from those in the days to come. Praying for supernatural comfort that surpasses all understanding during this time. Until that great reunion happens David, hang on to all those memories. David Coe, June 24, 2020 I have always enjoyed sitting and talking with Debbie. I loved hearing her stories and excellent advice before I took my first cruise. My heart goes out to Dave and all of the family. R.I.P. Debbie, you are greatly missed. Sharon Ruede, June 24, 2020 So sorry to see her go. Had a lot of memories with you guys. And her noticing I was late for work many times bc yall lived across the street from me in Plano. She was the sweetest woman ever. She will be missed.
Kristie Rasco, June 24, 2020 You will be so missed Deb! I loved hearing about all of you and Dave’s travel plans and how amazing your trips were! RIP.
Lilia shawver, June 24, 2020 Dave, we were both just devastated to hear of Deb's passing. Sending prayers and love your way, and remembering a beautiful and lovely woman. We choose to celebrate her life, and feel blessed having been able to share a brief time with her along her journey.
Michael & Heather Harrison, June 24, 2020 I am so sorry for your loss Dave. I will miss the little greeting and kissing her head. It's not goodbye. It's just I'll see you later.
David Otis, June 24, 2020 I was so sad to see Debbie’s passing. I was so happy to connect with her this past spring. She was a best friend to me from long ago from Sauk Centre. I had no idea she would be gone so fast. Sympathy goes out to all her family! You have an angel watching over all of you! Carol Haskamp Jones, June 24, 2020 Dave, I am so sorry for your loss. I am blessed to have known Debbie and grateful for you and Debbie taking Karen and I under your wings during the cruise where we met. Debbie was such a wonderful, fun and kind lady. I will always cherish the short time we spent together. God speed and blessings to you and your family. Prayers and love, Lisa Lisa Irwin, June 24, 2020 She was such a sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Steve Benham, June 24, 2020 Debbie was an amazing loving wonderful woman. She will be deeply missed. Always remember the good memories and laughs that were shared. She will always have a special place in our hearts.
Heather Kleppe, June 24, 2020 You may be out of our sight Deb but you will always be in our heart. Sending prayers for comfort and strength to you Dave and to all the family. Kristi Walker, June 24, 2020 Dave my heart aches for the loss of a beautiful woman and a good friend. I am so sorry!! If there is anything I can do to help please just call. Vaughn Wusnack, June 24, 2020 I am missing one of my best friends. My sympathy goes out to all her family and friends, especially her husband Dave. Joyce Dorman, June 24, 2020 A wonderful woman and she will be greatly missed. Sending love and prayers to the whole family. Kendra May, June 24, 2020 I am so very sorry to hear this news. I will keep all of you in my prayers and remember the good memories.
Leah Zeldin , June 24, 2020