Debra A. Niemi

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.

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