Memorial services celebrating the life of Deborah L. “Debbie” Hughes, 63, of Davenport, will be 11am Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Visitation will be from 10am until time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family for an educational fund to be established for her grandchildren.
Ms. Hughes passed away January 3, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street Campus, Davenport.
Deborah Lynn Roggenkamp was born August 21, 1955 in Davenport, a daughter of William “Bill” and Shirley Nadine (Parsons) Roggenkamp. She was united in marriage to Daniel Hughes in 1980.
She had been an accountant for almost 30 years for the former Bawden Brothers and then Von Hoffman Company.
Since she was a little girl, Debbie had a love for horses, reading and in her later years, gardening.
Survivors include her daughter Jackie (Robert) Shields, Waverly, KY; son Scott Hughes, Davenport; grandchildren Zoe and Lily; sisters Jeanine (Steve) Slyter, Blue Grass, Rebecca Noyd, Silvis, IL, Roberta Radech, Bettendorf; step mother Betty Roggenkamp, Davenport; uncle Robert “Bob” Roggenkamp, Eldridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She wrote a poem for loved ones who have passed before her:
“Picnic in the Sky”
The food’s home made
The fishing good
The cards always lucky
And faces always friendly
And of course Red Cake!
May she rest in peace.