Juneau resident Debra Lynne Marbach, 52, died Feb. 14, 2003, in Juneau.
She was born Aug. 15, 1950, in Clinton, Ind. She moved to Juneau in 1975 from Salinas, Calif., with her first husband, Charlie Marbach, and her son Michael. She was employed by the Juneau School District as a payroll specialist, working in that position for 28 years. She was widowed in 1979.
She met Jerry Listowski in 1980 and they remained lifetime partners until her death. She was a member of Friends of Recycling, M/S Support Group, Shanti of Alaska, and a 28-year member and longtime board member of JESS.
Her family said she enjoyed hiking, reading and traveling. They said she was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her.
She is survived by her son Michael Marbach of Juneau; partner Jerry Listowski of Juneau; parents Cliff and Marilyn Parker of Salinas, Calif.; brother and sister-in-law Scott and Michelle Parker, and their sons David and Andrew, all of Salinas, Calif.; sister and brother-in-law Angie Parker and Kevin Messing, and their children Kayla Parker and Kyle Messing, all of Juneau.
A service will be held at the Chapel by the Lake on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. A reception will follow at the Chapel by the Lake reception hall. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: M/S Society Alaska Division - All America, 511 West 41st Ave., Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99503.
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