July 18, 1957 - February 4, 2018
Deborah "Debbie" (nee Smith) Monroe beloved wife of 25 1/2 years to James A. "Mo" Monroe; loving daughter of the late Carl and Earline (nee Allender) Smith; dear sister of Connie (Terry) Trotter, Marlene (Fred) Bauer, Sharon (Nick) Whitecotton, Bill (Jenny) Smith and the late Carl Herman (late Linda) Smith; cherished aunt of Renea, Cinnamin, Candy, Cynthia, Jenea, Matt, Eric, Angela, Jessica, Todd, Ryan, Alyssa and Will; along with 17 Great Nieces and Great Nephews; and her four-footed friend/baby, Lucy. Sunday February 4, 2018. Age 60; Residence Union Township. Debbie was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 41 years; first 6 years with Williamsburg Unit 288, followed by the past 35 years at Victor Stier Unit 450. She currently served as the 2nd Vice President of the Department of Ohio American Legion Auxiliary. Debbie served as Education Chairman for The Department of Ohio for 2017 and also served as Constitution and By-laws Chairman for The Department of Ohio for 2016. She also completed the Department of Ohio and National Leadership courses offered through the Auxiliary. Debbie has served as the Fourth District President 2011-2015. She has served her District with dedication and determination. Debbie was active in Victor Stier Unit 450, serving as Unit President for 7 years, 2nd Vice President, Chaplain, Sergeant At Arms and served on the Executive Board. She also held many chairmanships, such as Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, Junior Activities, Poppy, Auxiliary Emergency Fund, Legislative, Constitution & By-laws, History and Community Service Chairman. Visitation will be held at the Evans Funeral Home, 741 Center Street, Milford, OH on Thursday February 8, 2018 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St Louis Church in Owensville at 10:00 AM on Friday February 9, 2018. Burial will follow at St. Louis Cemetery in Owensville. Memorial donations may be given to American Legion Auxiliary Unit 450, Veteran Affairs & Rehabilitation Program, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Milford, OH 45150.