Judy Debatin Remembered As Teacher, Track Coach

The community is mourning the death this week of Judy Debatin.

She was involved in many local activities throughout her life.

For many years she was a physical education teacher, and track and cheerleading coach at Greenville High School. Judy was also part of the Bond County Fair organization for many years, doing a variety tasks as secretary.

Mike O’Boyle was associated with Judy from 1978 to 1994 at GHS. They organized the PE classes and also coached track together.

Mike has fond memories of working with Judy. He said they worked on activities like homecoming and prom, as well. O’Boyle said she was very organized, loved kids, and made everyone else better. He said they had a great relationship as track coaches.

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Funeral services for Judy Debatin will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Ward Sussenbach officiating. Interment will follow in Smith Grove Cemetery next to her husband Richard W. “Abe” Debatin. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday evening. For those who desire memorials in Judy’s memory may be made to Smith Grove Cemetery.

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