JUNCTION CITY-(nee Jacobson) Born to Eternal Life on Monday, July 19, 2021. Age 72. Debbie was married to Ken, the love of her life, for more than 50 years. She was the loving and proud mother of three wonderful daughters Jennifer (Erik) Knudson, Rebecca (Joshua) Sniegowski, and Katherine (Thomas IV) Rowinski. In her self described best job ever, she reveled at being Grandma to four munchkins: Katarina, Emma, Maxton and Hawken. Further survived by sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Debbie was a graduate of UW-Stevens Point.
For the last 21 years, Debbie was an owner and Chief Financial Officer of First Choice Tree Care, Inc. and of First Choice Land Care, LLC. In 1979, she joined Ken in the 75-year-old family Christmas tree business, where they operate 4 Christmas tree farms and retail tree lots. To customers and friends, she is known affectionately as the “wreath lady", annually making many hundreds of Christmas wreaths.
Visitation Sunday, July 25, 2021 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 10121 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa. Prayer Service at 3:30pm. Visitation continues on Monday, July 26, 2021 from 11:00am until Time of Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon at Stella Maris Parish, 8013 Hwy. 57, Bailey’s Harbor, WI. Procession and interment to follow at Blossomberg Cemetery, Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek, WI.
Memorials may be made to:The TREE Fund 552 S. Washington Street #109 Naperville, IL. 60540 or St. Judes Children’s Hospital, 501 S. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105