OBITUARY: Deborah Lee Kanatzar


Deborah Lee Kanatzar of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday,  September 21, 2022, she was 71 years old.

Deb was born in Bismarck, ND and was the daughter of the late, Vernon and LaVerne Palloch Carlson.

She was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. Deb was formerly employed by Wynn’s Precision, Lebanon, Tennessee, as a large account manager servicing Caterpillar Tractor in Peoria, IL. In Tennessee, Deb was employed with two FBO management teams at the Lebanon airport, (M54), and the Dialysis Clinic’s flight department at the Smyrna airport; (MQY).

She enjoyed spending time with her family on Center Hill Lake, Destin, FL. and a winter home in Naples, FL. Deb also previously served as a volunteer at Ronald McDonald House in Nashville.

She is survived by:
Husband of 31 years – David William Kanatzar
Children – David Coleman (Heather) Kanatzar and Catherine Marie “Katie” (Jason) Waffird
Sister – Sandra “Sandy” (Bruce) Wittenberg
Grandchildren – Harper Grace Waffird and Knox Russell Waffird
Nephew – Brian Wittenberg

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 3, 2022 at Providence United Methodist Church, 2293 S. Rutland Road, Mt. Juliet, TN.

No flowers, please. Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time Monday at the church.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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