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Debrae Drew

March 20, 1949 — March 20, 2021

Van Wert

Debrae A. (Saintignon) Drew of Cloverdale and formerly of Van Wert, died at 8:13 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the Meadows of Kalida.

She resided at Oak Haven Residential Care Center.

She was born March 20, 1949, in Mendon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Eldon Saintignon and late Bonnie (Ayers) Saintignon. On October 14, 1989, she married the late Morey Drew.

Survivors include four children, D.J. Drew of Cloverdale, Larry Glynn of New Haven, Indiana, Chrissy of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Betina of Lima; four stepchildren; and a sister, Diana Sudman; two brothers, Dan (Tina) Saintignon of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Doug (Paula) Saintignon of Beavercreek, Ohio.

One brother, Declan (Della) Saintignon, and brother-in-law John Sudman preceded her in death.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

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Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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