Deborah Renee Menkel, age 70, of West Branch, MI passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022. She was born in Wyandotte Michigan, on August 21, 1952 to the late Margaret and Charles Richards.
She was a member of The Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3646 and Loyal Order of Moose
#2051. She was a long time Corrections Cook at the Ogemaw County and Arenac County jails and was affectionately known as “Jailhouse Deb”. She enjoyed playing Euchre and Keno, and was an avid pool player, playing on multiple leagues throughout her lifetime.
She is survived by her only son, Willis C. Rohn Jr. and his wife Erin Rohn; grandsons, Jacob Rohn and Brady Rohn; granddaughter, Luna Rohn; niece, Dalena Hadden; and nephews, Dale Hadden, Robert Brenner, and George Thompson. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy Hadden-Tikkanen, Sandra Helzer; and nephew, Dan Hadden.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 4627 West M-76, West Branch, MI 48661, with a luncheon to follow. The family will have a visitation prior to the service from 11 am – 1 pm. A Celebration of Life is being planned in Metro Detroit, with complete arrangements to be announced later. To sign online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com Arrangements made with the Cremation Society of Mid Michigan.