Debra A. Windschitl

SLEEPY EYE–Debra A. Windschitl, age 63 of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, died on February 5, 2024, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitation will be on Monday, February 12, 2024, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel with Parish Prayers at 3:45 pm. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church-North Entrance in Sleepy Eye. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 12:00 pm and will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/stmarysleepyeye. The clergy will be Fr. Mark Steffl. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Debra is survived by her husband of 43 years, Joseph Windschitl; daughters, Cassandra (Emmanuel) Saye and Shelby (Nicole) Neudecker; grandchildren, Emmanuel Saye III, Xavier Saye, and Maliya Saye; parents, Robert and Mercedes Pelzel; siblings, Larry (Lisa) Pelzel, Barb (Tim) Weicherding, Linda (David) Reinarts, Rhonda (Brian) Sieve, and Lisa Pelzel; many nieces and nephews; and other loving relatives and friends.