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Debra Sulentich03/22/2006
Debra Ann (Sulentich) Foster, age 54, of Albia died on March 22, 2006 at her home in Albia. She was born on Jan. 9, 1952, in Knoxville to Mike and Wanda Marie (Dorman) Sulentich, Sr.

She graduated as a registered nurse from Marshalltown Community College on May 26, 1984. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Albia and she was also active with Senior Citizens.

Her heartfelt joy was in helping people, especially the elderly, and made that her lifetime career. Her greatest pastime was a hobby called " shopping.

Debra is survived by a son, Chris Foster, and a companion Mika DeGoey of Albia; three grandchildren, who were the sunshine of her life.

Also, surviving is her lifelong companion, Tom Laughhead of Albia; two sisters, Helen Simmons of Albia and Brenda Kamerick of Knoxville and one brother, Mike Sulentich of Albia and many other relatives and several close friends.

Debra was previously married and has remained lifelong friends with Terry Foster of Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Julian and Lela Dorman, John and Kata Sulentich; her parents, Mike and Wanda Sulentich, one sister, Rita Schlotterback; and a great-niece, Kaylea Maddy.

Funeral services were held on March 25 in Albia with Rev. William
Walter, C.PP.S. officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery in Albia.

Memorials may be given to the Ronald McDonald Foundation or to the Senior Citizens Leisure Lounge of Albia.