5/22/1952 – 11/11/2014
Debra K. Zander, age 62 of Sheridan passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at her home. She was born on May 22, 1952 in Belding, Michigan, the daughter of Leo & Minnie (Powell) Phenix. Both parents have preceded her in death along with her step mother and a son, James Zander II.
Surviving Deb is her first husband, James Zander of Palo, her life partner of many years, Tim Fancett of Sheridan, 2 daughters, Renee & Gary Wright of Palo, Rhonda Stawasz of Sheridan, 9 grandchildren, Tiffany, Corey, Irvin, Sara, James, Jaden, Samantha, Cody and Vicky, 9 great grandchildren, 6 brothers, John & Norma Phenix, Dan & Nancy Phenix, Walt Orwig, Richard & Donna Orwig, Leo Phenix, Bruce & Susan Phenix, 2 sisters, Tina Phenix and Tammy Turner plus several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Deb has been a longtime resident of Sheridan where she managed the Sheridan Lanes and Dairy Delight. She enjoyed bowling and playing cards..she could keep up with the best of ‘em on the card table. In addition, she liked bon fires and music.
A celebration of life memorial will take place on Friday evening, November 14th from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Sheridan Lanes where friends and relatives are invited to meet with the family and share remembrances.