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Deborah "Deb" L. (Grover) Empie

October 28, 1963 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 56)


Deborah “Deb” L. Empie, age 56 of Hesperia, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at her residence.  She was born on October 28, 1963 in Groton, Connecticut to Gordon & Glenna (Anderson) Grover.  She had been a CNA at Transitional Health Services of Fremont, and she enjoyed flowers, gardening, & birds.  Deb was an accomplished Candy Crush player.  She is survived by the love of her life, Tony Perry; by her dog, Rowdy; by 3 children:  Bobbie Carter, Jamie Taylor, James Taylor, Jr. and 9 grandchildren; by 3 step-children:  Michelle & Jeremy Beattie, Cody & Alexis Perry, Brandi & Christian Perry and 5 step-grandchildren; by her mother, Glenna Gardenour; by her brothers & sister:  David & Nancy Grover, Melissa & Shane Hawes, Eric & Anne Bell; and by many nieces & nephews & their children.  Deb was preceded in death by her son, Anthony Empie in 1993; by her father, Gordon Grover in 2007; and by her step-father, Dan Gardenour in 2010.  There will be a time of visiting with the family and a luncheon at the Hesperia American Legion Post from 4-7 PM on Friday, December 20, 2019.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.  You can sign the online guest book at  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.


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Time of visiting with the family along with a luncheon
December 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hesperia American Legion Post
4075 S. 198th Avenue
Hesperia, MI 49421


The Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses
637 E. Main Street, Fremont MI 49412
Tel: 1-231-924-2130

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