Deborah Ann Hotwagner, age 68, of Skiatook, OK went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 27, 2020 in Skiatook.
Deborah “Debbie” was born November 23, 1952 in Evergreen Park, IL to Gerald T. and W. Bernice (Rusk) Enright. Debbie grew up and received her education in Chicago where she graduated from Queen of Peace High School in 1970. Debbie married Ernst R. Hotwagner, Jr on October 30, 1971 at St. Thomas More Church in Chicago, IL. They made their home in Bridgeview and Chicago, IL before moving to Skiatook in 1985. They owned and operated Ernie’s Texaco and later Ernie’s Garage in Skiatook for 29 years. Debbie also worked for Dollar General and Community Cable in Skiatook, Illinois Bell in Chicago, and enjoyed cleaning houses for many friends in the area. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary (31 years) and U.S. Army 556 LMC Band of Brothers Babes Group, volunteered for The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Victory Cherokee Organization (charter member), and was a past leader for Chicago’s Cub Scout Pack 3485. Debbie loved camping at Lake Keystone’s Walnut Creek and was a proud member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Skiatook and the Cherokee Nation.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Gerald A. Enright and Thomas J. Enright, and brothers-in-law; Daniel Hotwagner and Claude Rossi.
Debbie is survived by her husband Ernie, son Gerald Hotwagner and wife Amy of Mustang, OK, grandsons; Ryan Hotwagner and Eric Hotwagner, sisters; Donna (Jim) Hill of Owasso, OK and Denise (Marty) Psik of Chicago, IL; sisters-in-law; Carolyn Enright of Skiatook, OK and Barbara Rossi of Darien, IL, many nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and many, many friends.
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