Debra Sue Laughner

August 19, 2021

Debra Sue Laughner, 68, of Frankfort, died August 19, 2021 at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.  She was born June 6, 1953 in Logansport, Ind. to Dale & Goldie (Gust) Russell.  She married Robert J. Laughner on December 13, 1994 in Frankfort and he survives.

Debra was a 1971 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She had previously worked at the Common Grounds and Over the Back Fence.  Debra enjoyed gardening, crafts, animals and loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, August 23, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 24th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Husband: Robert J. “Bob” Laughner of Frankfort, Daughter: Stacey (Danny) Brown of Brookston, Stepson: Mitch (Brenda) Laughner of Frankfort, 3 Sisters: Pam (Denny) Johnson of Delphi, Becky Cookerly of Indianapolis, Cindy Rutledge of Frankfort, Father: Dale (Margaret Ashlock) Russell of Frankfort, 5 Grandchildren, Kaleb Stewart, Jaycie Brown, Brian Brown, Matilyne & Lane Laughner.

Preceded by:

her mother, Goldie Russell.


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22 Condolences for “Debra Sue Laughner”

  1. Karen August 20, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    Deb will be missed by many, she was always so much fun and for could make you laugh. My heart is heavy for her family she was so close to her daughter and all her family. Those who knew Deb for sure will be lost without her.

  2. Nancy K. Richey August 20, 2021 at 7:27 pm

    Dear Bob and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You all are my thoughts and prayers. God bless each and every one of you. And may God help you through this time of your loss.

  3. Sara Phelps August 20, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    My condolences to you and your family! No words can express the loss of a mother and a beautiful soul. Thinking of you today and in the months to come…

  4. Keona Stidham August 20, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    I won’t be able to attend but wanted to extend my deepest sympathy for the loss you are all experiences. Bob, I will give you the biggest hug when I see you.

  5. Carla Zerfas August 20, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    So sorry for your loss, I know Goldie has her arms wrapped around her, prayers.

  6. Gary Russell August 20, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Our deepest condolences to Dale and all of Deb’s family. May she rest in peace.
    Gary Russell

  7. Kathy Lane August 20, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    To the family We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this hard time. Robert and Kathy Lane

  8. Sandra Lee Dragoo August 20, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    I am sorry for your loss Mitch and Brenda. She was a beautiful woman. Prayers for comfort during your time of grief.

    Kenny and Sandy Dragoo

  9. Jim & Karen Lippard August 21, 2021 at 10:26 am

    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are lifting you up in prayer.

  10. Bonny L Goodnight August 21, 2021 at 10:48 am

    Bob and family, I am so sorry for your loss.
    Debbie was a beautiful person inside and out. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Bonny Goodnight (Bailey)

  11. Kendra Kool-Gruszka August 21, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    So sorry to hear about Debbie. She was my best friend when we were very young. As the years went by we lost touch with each other. I’m so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers, Kendra Kool-Gruszka

  12. Wayne and Susie Brock August 22, 2021 at 6:58 am

    We are so very sorry for your loss, you & your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Wayne and Susie Brock

  13. Bill Amsler August 22, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Bill & Cheryl Amsler

  14. Sandee Pickard August 22, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    Bobby, so sorry to hear this. Coleman and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  15. Bill & Lou Ray August 22, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    Bob and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that your wonderful memories together will keep her close in your hearts. You are in our prayers & thoughts, God Bless

  16. David and Polly Kimmel August 22, 2021 at 5:21 pm

    Bob and family, I am so sorry to hear this and wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. Bob and Vicki August 22, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    So sorry for loss.

  18. Richard and Marilyn Clouse August 23, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    To Bobby and Family

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! May God give you comfort with your loss.

    Richard and Marilyn Clouse

  19. Stacie St. John August 23, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    My deepest sympathy for you Stacy. Keep your head held high just as your mom would want you too. Remember the amazing times you shared with her and keep her memory alive with the stories you are able to share with those who knew and loved her. Mama Deb, I will greatly miss you! May she rest in peace.

  20. Kristi Skiles August 23, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Bobby and family, Sending our deepest condolences to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Scott, Kristi, Matt and Megan

  21. Cathy and Bill Dick August 25, 2021 at 10:32 am

    Bob, Stacy, and family, Bill and I are so very sorry to hear about Debbie’s passing. We are sending deepest condolences along with hugs and prayers.

  22. Janet Russell August 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    While I didn’t grow up around Debbie she was my first cousin and her father my Uncle Dale always Spoke so highly of her. When I asked how the family was doing my heart is heavy for her whole family, I am keeping them in my thoughts and prayers. With much love

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