Deborah Jean Vanderpoel (Pulcher) age 50 of Cambridge, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly June 29, 2007 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 5th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Bill Pearson officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 4th at Strike Funeral Home-Cambridge Chapel as well as 1 hour prior to the funeral thursday. Interment will be in Strike Cemetery.
Deborah Jean Vanderpoel was born in Madison, WI to Eugene and the late Arlene Pulcher. She was raised in New Hope, Anoka and Bradford MN, and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1975. Throughout her life in Cambridge she was a dedicated employee of Cambridge Memorial Hospital, the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, and Joy Lutheran Church.
Debbie married the love of her life, Norm, on October 27, 1990 at Joy Lutheran Church. They enjoyed many activities together like camping at Hilltop, riding snowmobile with friends, their annual trips to various state parks, planning family holiday events, and spending time with family and friends. She found great joy in her children and the grandkids she loved to spoil. Throughout the pain she endured during recent years, she fought to continue doing all the things she loved.
Deborah Jean Vanderpoel passed away suddenly and unexpectedly June 29, 2007 at her home in Cambridge at the age of 50.
She will be missed and lovingly remembered by her husband Norm, her children Heidi (Todd Cardinal) Tooker of Stanchfield, Angie (Brent) Lindberg of Braham, Brian (Shannon Johnson) Vanderpoel of Cambridge, Tonia King of Onamia, Jon (Tracy) Vanderpoel of Princeton, and David (Karen) Vanderpoel of Milaca; grandchildren Dominick, Alex, Madison Tooker and Courtney Cardinal, Jeremiah, Jackson, and “baby on the way” Lindberg, and Charlie and Catie Vanderpoel; father Eugene Pulcher (Roberta Farnsworth) of Andover, MN; brothers Steve (Nicole) Pulcher of Tulsa, OK, and Jeff Pulcher of Cambridge; sister Julie (Randy) Kuenzel of Hamburg; father and mother-in-law Leonard and Helen Vanderpoel of Onamia; brother-in-law Keith (LaVonne) Vanderpoel of Onamia; sisters-in-law Susan Pulcher of Cambridge, Judy (Gerald) Vogtlin of Onamia, and Janice (Gaylyn) Magner of St. Cloud; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins, many friends that were incredibly dear to her; and her special babies, Rocky, Diamond and Smokey.