WKEB Obituaries Blog

Deborah Lynn Rose Knorn


Deborah Lynn Rose Knorn, 65 of Rib Lake, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at her home.


A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake with Fr. Jayanna Kanna officiating.  Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.


She was born January 6, 1957 in Rib Lake to Emma Jean (Berg) and Anton Knorn.  She graduated from Rib Lake High School in 1974.


Debbie lived in various Wisconsin towns, such as Rib Lake, Medford, Merrill and Milwaukee, as well as in San Antonio and Austin, Texas. She worked in various food service and cooking jobs, some retail positions and as a care giver for those with special needs. Some of her hobbies were fishing, cooking and baking, sewing, reading, her cats and watching the Packers and Brewers.


She is survived by her siblings, Joseph (Jamie) Knorn of Rib Lake, Daniel (Diane) Knorn of Colorado, Anthony (Peggy) Knorn of Green Bay, Philomenia (Ron) Lechmaier of Milwaukee, Judith (Randy) Mullins of Texas; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved cats.


She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Ruth Koenig and Rosezella Rezutek.


Hemer-Pickerign Funeral & Cremation Services of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.


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