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Deborah Ann (McKinney) Lyytinen

November 19, 1960 — September 14, 2019

Deborah Ann (McKinney) Lyytinen, 58, of Knoxville, Illinois, passed away at her home on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. Deborah was born on November 19, 1960 the daughter of Bobby McKinney and Patricia McKinney Mitchell. She married Richard H. Lyytinen Sr. on May 9, 2008. She attended Washington High School in Washington, Illinois. She worked for many years as an adjuster for Farmers Insurance. Deborah loved spoiling her grandkids and dogs. She enjoyed the Christmas season and spending time on genealogy. She enjoyed rooting on the St Louis Cardinals, Oklahoma Sooners, and the Boston Red Sox. She is survived by her husband Richard H. Lyytinen Sr. of Knoxville, IL; parents, Bobby (Lucielle) McKinney of Victoria, IL, Patricia Mitchell of Rushville, IL; 6 children, Rhonda (Aaron) Baker of Nauvoo, IL, Bobby (Nikki) Koepp Jr. of Wataga, IL, Cydni Lyytinen of Nauvoo, IL, Richard Lyytinen Jr. of Vanita, OK, Dawn Koepp of Hockley, TX, and Melissa Koepp Francisco of Beardstown, IL; 5 grandchildren, Brandon (Savanna) West, Abigail Berg, Jaden Koepp, Avery Koepp, Hayden Lyytinen; and 1 brother, Eric (Ruth) McKinney. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; step-father, MadDog Mitchell; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Nowhere Bar and Grill in Victoria, Illinois. The Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences can be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Deborah Ann (McKinney) Lyytinen please visit our Sympathy Store.
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