She was born Oct. 1, 1963 in Omaha to Arthur Regier and Mary Ann (Ediger). On Jan. 10, 1983, Debra was married to Scott E. Shepherd in York and to them four children were born: Jayson, Kerrie, Daniel and Christopher. She was a loving and compassionate wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Debra loved her animals and enjoyed attending all of her granddaughter’s events.
She is survived by her son, Jayson (Christina) Shepherd of York; daughter, Kerrie (Branden) Bonk of Lancaster, N.Y.; grandchildren, Mina, Destiny, Atley, Jordyn and McKenzye Shepherd. Debra is also survived by her brother, Steve Regier of Sandy, Utah; niece, Jade Gordon of New Orleans, La. along with many cousins and other relatives.
Debra was preceded in death by her parents; husband and two sons, Daniel and Christopher.
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at Metz Chapel in York with the Reverend Mike Neidow officiating. The family will greet friends on Monday evening, Feb. 6, at Metz Mortuary from 6 – 7 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.