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Debra A. Puterbaugh
Debra "Debbie" A. (Schingick) Puterbaugh, 59, of Las Vegas, Nv., passed away Saturday, Oct. 7 on their 20 year wedding anniversary at Centennial Hills Hospital in Las Vegas. She was rushed immediately to Summerlin Hospital and transferred to Centennial Hills Hospital where it was determined she collapsed due to a massive brain hemorrhage. Per her wishes, the gift of life was shared with many people through organ and tissue donation.
Born Dec. 10, 1957 in Peshtigo, to Allen F. Schingick and Rose Marie (Bundy) Schingick, she graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1976. She worked as a supervisor for Rampart Casino- J.W. Marriott in Las Vegas for nearly five years.
When living in Minneapolis, Mn., she worked for Sleep Number Bed Company as a Senior Consultant and Omni Air International as an air flight attendant for Troop Charters.
Her first marriage to Bruce Chaltry ended in divorce. On Oct. 7, 1997, she married Charles "Chuckie" Puterbaugh in Las Vegas and they spent a total of 22 years together.
She enjoyed time with family, camping, fishing, golfing, watching her children grow up and play sports, playing slot machines and going for walks.
She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Chuckie; the father of her children, Bruce Chaltry, of Porterfield and their two sons, Aric (Becky) Chaltry of Peshtigo and Aaron (Brooke) Chaltry of Appleton and also their daughter, Penny Chaltry of Menominee; three granddaughters; a step-son, C.J. Puterbaugh and his wife, Kara of Prior Lake, Mn.; four step-grandsons; her mother, Rose Marie Schingick of Peshtigo; five sisters and a brother, Barb (Jim) Renner, Sandy (Jake) Kaster, Dave (Lynn) Schingick, Betty (Jeff) Knopik, Kim (Brent) Radtke and Pam (Robert) Ryding, all of Peshtigo; two sister-in-laws, Alan Mae Lim of Las Vegas and Corrine Puterbaugh of Edmonton, Alberta; a brother-in-law, Doug Puterbaugh of Edmonton, Alberta and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, Allen Schingick, she was preceded in death by a brother, John; a sister, Penny; a niece, Jessica Knopik and a brother-in-law, John "Jake" Kaster.
Family will receive relatives and friends at Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home in Peshtigo on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 2 p.m. until time of the Memorial Services at 4 p.m., with Fr. John Harper officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Drees Community Center in Peshtigo.