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Deborah Elaine Perusse

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Deborah Elaine Perusse, 63, of Ironwood, passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

Debby was born on Aug. 7, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Gerald and Dorothy (Dembraski) Perusse. She was united in marriage to Edward O. Spies in 1996, who preceded her in death. Debby enjoyed crocheting, reading and doing puzzle books. She enjoyed spending time outside with her friends, family and dog, Rico.

She will be missed by her daughters, Brenda Perusse and Kelly Spies of Ironwood; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas Perusse. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Duane and Gary Perusse; and sister, Geraldine Perusse.

No formal services are taking place at this time.

The McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home in Ironwood has been chosen to honor Debby's legacy of life. To make an online condolence visit