Debra Zachariasen

Jan. 26, 1956 — July 1, 2015

Debra Zachariasen nee PetermanDebra Zachariasen of Pewaukee passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 59. Debbie was born on January 26, 1956, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Kenneth and Margaret Peterman.

She worked for the Falk Corporation in customer service for 31 years. Debbie enjoyed playing volleyball and gardening and especially spending time with her family and friends. She had a unique ability of making friends with everyone she met.

Debbie will be greatly missed by her husband, Dan; daughters, Maryn (Rick Beahm) and Loryn (Jake Sommerville); especially her grandson, Brennan; sister, Juliane (Stephen) Bantz; aunt, Mary Booz; mother and father-in-law, Richard and Virginia Zachariasen; sister-in-laws, Lyn (Carver) Nixon and Ann (George) Morrison; and nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Sue Zachariasen.

A fellowship time for Debbie will be held on Friday, July 10, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Celebration of Life at 3:00 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills, N36W24130 Pewaukee Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Debbie’s name are appreciated to Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 684415, Chicago, IL 60695, or the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Debbie’s family would like to give a special thanks to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Waukesha Memorial Hospital and AngelsGrace Hospice for the care and support they gave.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit