She was born on Nov. 25, 1955, in St. John’s New Finland to Herbert and Joyce (Wingler) Searer. She moved to the area with her family in 1972.
She worked in quality control for Hand Industries for 20 years, then most recently she was also in quality control for Zimmer.
She was a member of the Grace Bible Church in New Paris.
Deborah is survived by her mother: Joyce Searer, Warsaw, Ind.; three brothers: Victor (Donna) Searer, Warsaw; David (Maribeth) Searer, Warsaw; Don Searer, Warsaw; several nieces and nephews; and two great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Calling will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Eastlund Funeral Home, Syracuse, Ind. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home with Pastor Daniel Haifley officiating. Burial will follow at the North Webster Cemetery, Mock Addition.
Memorial contributions may be made to: IU Health Goshen Cancer Care or Kosciusko County Home Health Care & Hospice.