Debra A. Niemi, 58, of Ossian, IN, and having relatives in Huntington County, IN, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at 5:40 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Niemi worked in insurance for many years. She was a 1974 graduate of Norwell High School and graduated from Medtech College in Fort Wayne with a degree in medical billing and coding.
She was born Nov. 6, 1955, in Massachusetts to Robert and Verda Lambert Patten.
Survivors include a son, Tyson Freiburger, of Roanoke; a daughter, Allyson Holzinger, of Ossian; two brothers, Michael Patten and Jim Patten, both of Ossian; and three grandchildren.
Calling is Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. Interment will take place in the Markle Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made out to the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
The online guest registry can be signed at www.myersfuneralhomes.com .