Debbie Joan Covarrubias, age 66, of Wheaton, passed away on December 19, 2020. She was born August 27, 1954 in Aurora, IL to her loving parents, Harold and Alice Fessler (née Mahar).

Debbie grew up in West Chicago, IL, the youngest of six children. She graduated from West Chicago Community High School, Class of 1972.

Debbie’s favorite season was summer, and she enjoyed spending much her time outdoors. She loved walking, swimming, and visiting the local parks.

Debbie especially loved spending time with her grandchildren, and proudly spoke of them often to friends and family. They always brought a smile to her face.

Debbie was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Alice Fessler; and brother, Jerry Fessler.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Teresa (Ty) McCants and Katy (Mario) Reyes; sister, Linda (Bob) King; brothers, Bill Fessler, Richard Fessler, and Tom (Sandy) Fessler; and grandchildren, Talya McCants, T.J. McCants, Zion Reyes, and Judaea Reyes.

A private graveside service will take place at River Hills Memorial Park, 1650 S. River Street, Batavia, IL 60510.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Debbie’s name to NAMI DuPage County.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

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