CRANDON, WI – Debra Sue Tuckwab, “Neb Wey Kwe” “Stand Up Lady”, age 60, of Crandon, WI passed away after a long battle with cancer on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 11:57 a.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rhinelander. Debbie was born on May 30, 1959, in Laona, WI, daughter of George and Alice (Ottowa) Tuckwab.
She is survived by her brother, Wayne Tuckwab of Wabeno; sister, Arlene Alloway of Crandon; friend, Tim Laabs of Crandon; son, Jamie Tuckwab of Crandon; daughter, Heather (Thomas) Robinson of Laona; daughter, Larissa (Daniel) Dehart of Crandon; daughter, Nicole Laabs (Heath) of Crandon; son, Ian Laabs (Katie) of Pelican Lake, nieces, Jacqueline Crawford of Wabeno, and Monica Michaels of Argonne; grandchildren, Mariya, Monique, Hunter, Allisia, Jayden, Jaycee, Hazel, River, Savannah, India, Makenna, Danica, Keira, Cheyton, two great-grandchildren-Stetson and Fletcher, and close friend, Guadalupe Cisneros. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alice and George, brothers Calvin, Don, Stewart, sisters Juanita, Ellen, Marlene, Marcella.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for family and community functions. Her hobbies included cooking, beading, sewing and going to the Casino with family and friends. She had a heart of gold and was always willing to help whenever needed.
Services will be held at the Lake Lucerne Gospel Chapel in Crandon, WI. Visitation/wake Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 5 p.m., funeral on Monday, January 20, 2020, with meal at noon and services to follow with Pastor Don Dewing officiating. Interment will be at the Potawatomi Tribal Cemetery, Stone Lake (Crandon), WI. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.weberhillfuneralhome.com.