Debora L. Brown, 61, of Oshkosh, formerly of Fleming, Colorado passed away Thursday evening, January 27, 2022 at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, February 12, 2022 in Fleming, Colorado at the Fleming United Methodist Church with Pastor Jodie Harless officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Memorials in Debbie’s name can be made to the family for later designation.
Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home and Cremation in Oshkosh is serving the Brown family.
Debora Lynn was born May 19, 1960, in Sterling, Colorado to Donald and Darlene (Acott) Gorbutt. She attended school in Fleming, graduating in 1978. In high school she loved barrel racing. She then obtained her lab tech degree from Arapahoe County College and began working at the Scottsbluff hospital in 1980.
She married and had her sons, Jack Daniel Smith and Adam Christopher. The family lived in Limon, Colorado, and Holyoke.
In 1992, she moved to Craig, Colorado where she worked at the hospital for many years. She worked awhile in Steamboat before returning to Fleming and met Randy.
Deb was united in marriage to Randy Brown in 2007 and gained a step-son, Kerry. They made their home in Haxtun where she worked at the hospital there and later moved to Oshkosh where she worked at the Regional West Garden County Hospital for a few years.
She loved gardening and raising her cows. Her cows were very much pets. She would feed them marshmallows and peaches and bottle feed the calves. Debbie and Randy enjoyed riding motorcycles and traveling to Sturgis 9 times. She enjoyed going to and watching the races with Randy. She also enjoyed snowmobiling and could easily outride Randy no matter how he tried. She was an excellent cook and loved to share it with coworkers and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Randy of Oshkosh; sons, Jack and Adam (Jenny) Smith of Craig; stepson, Kerry of Fleming; 2 grandchildren, Kolby and Katie Smith; uncle, Tommy Acott of Fleming; and more friends than could ever be counted throughout the country.
Debora was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, and brother, Darrell.