Deborah L. Refling
July 24, 1949 – October 23, 2017
Deborah L. Refling, 68, of Apopka, Fla. died Monday, Oct. 23, at her home in Florida following a long battle with small cell lung cancer.
Born in Morristown, N.J., Refling graduated from Edgewood College, Madison, Wis., then met and married the love of her life, Dave Refling. She taught art until welcoming her sons Tyler in 1974 and Todd in 1976. Her passions included interior decorating, golf and traveling with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Loehwing. In addition to her husband Dave, she is survived by her mother Barbara Loehwing; two sons Tyler (Dana), Todd (CJ); sister Beth Bystrycki (Marty); grandchildren Peyton, Clay and Zack, and many other extended family members.
A memorial service was held Oct. 28 at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs, Fla., and Nov. 3 at The Big Canoe Chapel. Memorial gifts may be directed to Moffit Cancer Center, Kindred Hospice or to CaringBridge in her honor.