Debra Anne Mesenbrink (nee Smith), of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Darryl Mesenbrink; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Irene Smith. Devoted mother of Shannon Mesenbrink; loving grandmother of Jake (Brittany) Mesenbrink; treasured great-grandmother of Harper Mesenbrink and Spencer Mesenbrink; dear sister of Daphne (John) Menley, Christine Terbrock, Sean Smith.
Debra shared 51 joyous years of marriage with her high school sweetheart, Darryl, creating cherished memories through shared interests like watching TV, enjoying dinners, and going to the movies. Their bond extended to their shared love for animals, with Debra adopting dogs from APA, among which her special connection with her beloved dog, Peanut, stood out. Debra had a passion for plants, showcasing her green thumb, and her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Her warmth and affection touched the hearts of those around her, and her absence leaves a void that will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Memorials may be made in Debra's name to APA Adoption Center.