Obit: Debevec, Agnes #3 (1929-2012)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Debevec, Klapatauskas, Jazdoukas, Coleman


----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 04 April 2012


Debevec, Agnes (11 Jan. 1929-29 Mar. 2012)


Agnes E. "Aggie" Debevec, 83, Greenwood, died on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, April 4, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard. Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial followed in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Luke Bauer, Mindy Bauer, Craig Debevec, Jesse Coleman, Jeff Christianson, Ann Christianson and Christopher Dunn.


Agnes Elizabeth Klapatauskas was born on Jan. 11, 1929 in Thorp, the daughter of Michael and Katherine (nee Jazdouskas) Klapataiskas. She was raised on the family farm, received her education at Butler School and graduated from Greenwood High School in 1947. She married Frank C. Debevec on Jan. 10, 1948 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. They lived and raised their family in Willard. Agnes worked several jobs throughout her married life, including, Barr’s Minkery, Grabara’s Bakery in Greenwood, Wedges Creek Research Lab south of Willard, and she was a C.N.A. at the Clark County Health Care Center. Her husband, Frank, died on March 16, 1998. She continued to live in Willard until moving to Greenwood in 2006. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and was very active in the PCCW and was a key organizer of the church’s annual bazaar. She was also a member of the Willard Social Club. She had many interests, but especially loved to cook, volunteer for just about anything, play pinochle, bowl, complete jigsaws and drive.


She will be dearly missed by her three children, Patricia (Cal) Coleman, Cottage Grove, Minn., William (Linda) Debevec, Neillsville, and Alan (Karol) Debevec, Greenwood; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Fischer, Chicago; one brother, Julius Klapatauskas, Thorp; two sisters in law, Lorraine Klapatauskas, Marshfield, and Margie Klapatauskas, Withee; one brother-in-law, Ray (Laverne) Debevec, Pasco, Wash.; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


She w as preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; one son, Randy, in 1952; six sisters, Ann Klapatauskas, Estelle Dulinsky, Frances Vollone, Martha Podobnik, Katherine Gregorich, and Josephine Wind; and two brothers, Charles Klapatauskas and Michael Klapatauskas.


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Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.




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