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2/9/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Debra Jo Costello
Debra Jo Costello
Debra Jo Costello, 57, of Andrew died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the Bridgeport Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Debra Jo Heuer was born Feb. 16, 1955, in Davenport to William Robert and Alice Marie Wiskerchen Heuer.  She was a 1973 graduate of Davenport West High School.

She was engaged to her longtime companion, Jerry Baresel of Andrew.

Debra worked as the head cook for the Maquoketa Senior Center, then at DynaGear and lastly as a CNA for the Maquoketa Care Center.

Debra enjoyed camping and reading and especially spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Surviving are her children, Julie (Terry) Adler of Maquoketa, Jason (Angie) Hill of DeWitt, Katie (Josh Veach) Nemmers of Bellevue and Jacob (Dana Wyttenbach) Costello of Delmar; step-children, Crystal (Cory) Burkey of Maquoketa and Cayla Baresel of Monticello; her fiancé; 15 grandchildren; sisters, Becky (Bob) Ineichen of Blue Grass and Kim (Mike) Menster of Cascade; brothers, Bob (Brenda) Heuer of Preston, Jim (Karie) Heuer of Oskaloosa, Bill (Pam Jennings) Heuer of Davenport and Joe (Tara) Heuer of Dubuque; a sister-in-law, Brenda Heuer of Maquoketa; numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a brother.

A memorial fund has been established.

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