Deborah M. Vlcek (1951-2016)

Deborah VlcekDeborah M Vlcek
August 17, 1951 – May 19, 2016 

Deborah M. Vlcek, nee, Chewning 64, of O’Fallon, IL, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Deborah was born on August 17, 1951 in Elgin, IL. She loved all animals, especially her dogs Rollie, & Duffy, along with her horse, Hoppy. She enjoyed reading mystery and suspense novels and was an avid reader of People magazine, enjoyed television shows and movies. Deborah was very caring and compassionate to her family. She developed a very close bond with others. She always spoke her mind but always from the heart.

She is preceded in death by her previous husband, Dennis Will, her parents, William & Mary Chewning, nee, Meyer.

Deborah is survived by her husband, Frank W. Vlcek, step-daughters, Christine (Brian) Ford of Ojai, CA, Linda (Daniel Frangis) Sturdivant of Bradenton, FL, a brother William (Josette) Chewning of Orlando, FL, a cousin, Karen Hill, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many loving friends.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois at, SPCA at, or National Foundation for Cancer Research at

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services.