Debora “Deb” Lou Swope the daughter of Beryl Ellsworth and Dorothy Lavena (Albers) Swope was born on April 12, 1957 in Atlantic, Iowa. Deb entered eternal rest Sunday, November 28, 2021, at CHI Health Creighton Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of sixty-four years.
Deb graduated from Cumberland- Massena High School with the class of 1975. On February 24, 2003, Deb married Jerry Dean McCurdy in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Deb was a hard worker. She worked at Casey’s in Corning prior to her 23 years at Dollar General where she would become store manager.
Deb enjoyed traveling, fishing, quilting and doing her cross stitch. Most of all Deb cherished her time spent with family, especially her grandchildren.
Left to cherish Deb’s memory is her husband, Jerry McCurdy of Cumberland; children: Bradley (Dawn) Penton of Cumberland, Crystal (Kyle Kolthoff) Joyce of Corning and Curtis Penton of Cumberland; step-children: Kristen Ramirez of Colorado and Calie (Kevin) Freestone of Colorado; grandchildren: Ayla, Tyra, Emma, Devon, Jordan, MaRiya and Dominic; step-grandchildren: Amanda, Emily, Megan, Camron, Dominic, Calvin, Keagan, Kylie and KC; great-grandchildren: Alexander and Carter; step-great-grandchildren: Serenity, Lylah, Memphis, Dante, Kahlil, Winston, Larie and James; sisters: Sheryl (Jim) Heldt of Omaha, Nebraska and Doris Baumfalk of Underwood; father-in-law, Calvin McCurdy, of Bridgewater; brother-in-law, Mike (Sandy) McCurdy, of Bridgewater; sisters-in-law: Karen (Kevin) Bower of Polk City, Linda (Don) Reinke, of Massena; along with many other relatives and friends.
Preceding Deb in death were her parents, Beryl and Dorothy; mother-in-law, Wilma McCurdy; and brother-in-law, Robert Baumfalk.