Debra J. Friend, 66, passed on July 25, 2022 at her home in Minocqua.
Debra was born in Tomahawk to Ralph and Agnes Hedstrom. Debra is survived her closest companion in life Larry Hobart; three children Roger Nordrum (Simone), Becki Batka (Chris) and Ann Bloom (Angela); five grandchildren, Holly, Cody, Drew, Dejay and Tianna; four great-grandchildren; seven siblings Lin Stevens, Tom Hedstrom, Harry Hedstrom, Gene Hedstrom, Tina Powers (Blane), Dorothy Powers (Dane) and Pat Hedstrom; sister-in-law, Sue Hedstrom and many nieces and nephews along with too many others to mention.
Debra was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Aggie Hedstrom, Cal Hedstrom, Duane (Beaner) Hedstrom and Mark Opgenorth.
Debra enjoyed her home and caring for the wildlife that surrounded her. She spent time at the office (Fritz's) with all her friends. Her house was always open and the beer was always cold for the many friends and family that would visit the porch. There will be a party to celebrate Debra’s life on Sunday July 31 at noon to ?, located at Debra’s home 8701 Packing Plant Rd. Minocqua. Bolger Funeral Home is assisting the family, www.bolgerfuneral.com for condolences.