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Deborah Holderer

October 6, 1946 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 74)


Deborah J. Holderer, 74, of Mahomet, died on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. 

There will be a funeral service at 10am on Saturday, March 13th at Mahomet Christian Church, 908 N. Lake of the Woods Rd., Mahomet with Rev. Jeff Dyson officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Visitation will be private. Blair-Owens Funeral Home, Mahomet is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Deborah was born on October 6, 1946 in Fairbury, the second of 6 children born to Darol and Jean (Bocher) Johnston. She married Jack Holderer on Sept. 3, 1966 and together they celebrated 52 years of marriage until he passed in 2018. 

She is survived by 1 daughter, Lisa Ervin of Monticello, 2 sons,  Tim (Lisa) Holderer of Edwardsville and Jack 'Chip' (Grace) Holderer of CA; 6 grandchildren, Nicholas, Noah and Olivia Ervin and Andrew and Evan Holderer and Christian Holderer; 2 sisters, Michelle (Dennis) Hallstein and Janine Johnston; 3 brothers, Darol 'Skip' Johnston, Jr, Randy Johnston and Steve (Debra) Johnston and a sister-in-law, Marsha Holderer. 

Deborah retired in 2008 from the U of I  special education department, where she worked as a secretary.  She's been a faithful member of Mahomet Christian Church for many years. Deborah's faith and her family were the most important things in her life.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 


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Funeral Service
March 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Mahomet Christian Church (North Lake of the Woods Road)


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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