Welcome to the memorial page for

Deborah L. Franke

December 5, 1954 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 65)

Deborah L. Franke, age 65, of Caseyville, IL, born on December 5, 1954 in East St. Louis, IL died on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at her residence.

Deborah was a parts and inventory manager for Vandalia Bus Lines for 18 years.  She loved Jesus with her whole heart and would share his love and word with everyone she met.  Deborah loved Motown music and loved to dance.  She also made the best fried chicken in the world.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby J. (James), nee Jones, Mitchell; and her father, William E. (Darlene) Franke.

She is survived by her children, Stacie (Matt) West of O’Fallon, IL and Reno (Brandiss) Franke of Swansea, IL; her grandchildren, Ciara Franke and Garret Fusco; her great-grandchildren, Kionne Dent and Kinslee Dent; her siblings, Bonnie Franke and Jimmy Mitchell; her step-sister, Peggy Campbell; and her step-brother, Lee Jenkins.  She is also survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins who love her and will miss her dearly.  Deborah was greeted with open arms in heaven by Jesus, her mother, her father, step-mother, step-father and great-nephew.

Memorials can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation.

Memorial visitation will be held on Monday, November 9, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.

A Memorial service will be on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Epilepsy Foundation
3515 N. Belt W., Bellevill IL 62226
Tel: 1-618-236-2181

 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
November 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd (Fairview Heights, IL)

Memorial Service
November 9, 2020

7:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd (Fairvew Heights)

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