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Deborah H. West | Obituary

By on November 26, 2013 at 9:53 am

Deborah H. West, 63, of Waterloo, died Nov. 19, 2013, in Waterloo.

She was born July 2, 1950, in East St. Louis, daughter of the late James and Wanda West (nee Sands).

She was married to Thomas E. Pautler; he survives her.

Ms. West was a member of Retrievers Unlimited (Hunting Retriever Club), was president of the Pink Whistle Society, and was a member of the Waterloo Lions Club and the HRC Foundation.

Survivors include her husband; son Brad (Elise) Finnerty; and granddaughters Michaela Finnerty, Hannah Finnerty and Katherine Finnerty.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael Finnerty.

Visitation was Nov. 22-23, at Quernheim Funeral Home, Waterloo.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 23, at St. Patrick Church, Tipton, Father John Kizhak officiating.

Memorials may be made to Human Support Services, Pink Whistle Society, Humane Society of Monroe County or Robert Mathews Foundation.


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