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Debra Lanier

June 18, 1954 — May 11, 2023

Oxford/Wisconsin Dells

Debra Kay Lanier, age 68 of rural Wisconsin Dells passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 11, 2023.  Debra was born in Milwaukee on June 18, 1954 to Ivey and Mary (Thomason) Sanders.  In seventh grade, she met Jimmy Lanier and they later married on September 23, 1972 in Milwaukee.  Together they raised their family in Milwaukee and relocated to rural Wisconsin Dells in 2014.  Debra greatest tile was mom and she loved to spoil her grandchildren.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing and was a dog lover too.   Debra will be remembered for kind and caring heart.

Debra leaves behind her husband of 50 years, Jimmy and five children:  Jason, Derek, Stacy (Steven Wilde) Lanier, Lestat and Louie.  She is also survived by two grandchildren: Shelby and Sawyer as well as other extended family members.  Debra is preceded in death be her parents.

Honoring Debra’s wishes, private services will be held.

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Oxford and Montello is honored to be serving the family. 
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Debra Lanier, please visit our flower store.


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