Debbie Ogilvie, a longtime resident of the South Bend and Raymond area, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013, at the age of 61. She was born on June 25, 1951, in Oregon City, Oregon, to the late Violet and Marlin Johnson.
Debbie attended South Bend High School and married her high school sweetheart, Bob Ogilvie on March 2, 1968. They spent 46 wonderful years together.
She worked at Harbor Bell in Bay Center for many years where she made many lifetime friends. Most recently, she worked as the manager of Raymond House Apartments and was recently recognized for her 10 years of dedication to her work and her residents. For the past year she also took on the responsibility of managing the Raymond Manor Apartments.
Debbie enjoyed going on road trips with her husband, Bob, her sister, Vicky and her sister-in-laws, Barbara and Fay. She also loved her trips to the casinos with her husband, Bob. Her life revolved around her family. She loved spending time with them at the Nemah Ranch, playing and fishing on the Nemah River. She also loved spending time at Red Sands Beach and Rhodesia Beach, as well as going to the Rolling Stones concerts with family and friends.
Debbie is survived by her husband, Robert Ogilvie; her daughter, Linda Ogilvie Ginther; and sons, Robert and Derek Ogilvie. She has 11 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter; a sister, Vicky Meek; and her brothers, Donny, Randy and Gerald Johnson; numerous nieces, nephews and many other loving relatives and friends. A brother, Gene Nichols, passed before her.
A celebration of life was held Sunday, February 10, 2013, at the Barge Restaurant in Raymond. Arrangements were in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond.