Debra Jean Massutti was born on Nov. 17, 1955 in LaSalle, Illinois to Thomas & Marry Massutti.

Debra was also known as Toni Massutti. She had a lot of adopted family as well, such as sisters, brothers, nieces nephews and grandkids. She accepted everyone for who they were. She never judged anyone. She would love you for just simply being you. Toni had a heart of gold. She always had a ear you could talk to. And If you were feeling down she always had a way to put a smile on your face.

Toni worked her whole life. She worked for Cutten Care Home for a long time, then retired to be a stay at home mom/ grandma. Toni will never be forgotten. She is Our Guardian Angel now and will always be with us. On April 3 Toni processed in death with her Father Thomas Massutti,  ex-husband Wade Smith, Larry Massutti, Nancy Downey, Terrance Davis, Bob Hiesner, Wade Smith/Davis, Macy Magnusen.

She is survived by her mother, Marry Massutti, and her kids, Tressa & James Cain, Setiva & Russlle Maple, Wade Smith the 2nd & Jessi Hennings. She was also survived by her brothers Steve Massutti, Joe Massutti, Jim Massutti and sisters, Theresa Newman, Kathy Massutti, Patty Wallin. She has many grandkids Camy & Michael Magnusen, Jerica Silva, Tyler Lemons, Kaylee, Emily, Gracee, Jerry, Terran, Russell the 3rd and greatgrandkids Malia & Jayden and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Debra/Toni’s Service’s. A viewing will be Monday April 11th at 1 pm. It will be held at 1235 13th St, Eureka. Toni’s Funeral will be Tuesday, April 12, at 11 am. It will be held at 1835 E St at Sanders Funeral Home following her burial at Oceanview Cemetery, Eureka.

Afterwards there will be a gathering held at 1235 13th St Eureka. Everyone who knew her is welcome. It’s a potluck so please bring a dish. Please no alcohol. We hope to see you all there to share memories of Toni.


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