Debra Faye (Horstmann) Brummond

February 6, 1957 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 63)


   Debra Faye Brummond, 63, of Chatfield, MN, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at her home.

   Deb was born February 6, 1957, in Rochester, to Raymond and Constance (Allen) Horstmann.  Deb grew up in Chatfield, and graduated from Chatfield High School in 1975.  On November 8, 1975, she married Garry Borgen, they later divorced.  On September 12, 1998, she married Ronald Brummond.  Following their marriage the couple have made their home on the Brummond family farm in rural Stewartville.  After Ron’s passing, Deb moved back to Chatfield to be closer to her kids and grandkids.

   Deb worked in the Insurance business, with an office in Root River State Bank, and then in selling Agriculture Insurance at Agstar.  She was on the Chatfield Commerical Club Board for a few years, becoming vice-president and then president in 2003-2004.   Deb was a member of Chatfield Lutheran church for many years, teaching Sunday School and serving on other committees.  She was also a lifetime member of VFW Auxiliary 6913, in Chatfield, currently holding the office of Chaplin.  Deb loved to travel, being in the majority of the 50 US states, two Caribbean cruises, and her favorite cruise of the Mediterranean where she visited Italy, Greece, Croatia, and Spain.  Deb was a loyal MN Viking fan, and her favorite of all was Matt Blair.  She was a cherished friend to many, and she was known for her strength, optimism, kindness and sense of humor.  Her family and faith were the center of her life, her most precious role was that of a mother and grand and great-grandmother.  She loved her family and family vacations to upper Wisconsin each year.

   Deb is survived by children; Lindsay (Chad) Eide and Casey (Heather) Borgen, both of Chatfield; 3 step-sons; Adam Brummond (Sarah Lahalih) of Los Angeles, CA, Jeffery (Laura) Brummond of Jackson, WY, and Mitchel (Brianna) Brummond of Rural Stewartville; 7 grandchildren, Haley, Connor, Hendrick, Kellan, Presley, Salem, and Jordyn; 1 great-grandson, Zayden; brother, Craig Horstmann of Rochester; sister, Cheryl Danielson of Chatfield.  She is preceded in death by her parents Ray and Constance, husband Ron, nephew Jason Danielson.

   A private funeral will be Friday January 29, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Chatfield Lutheran Church with Pastors Mark Docken and Nissa Peterson officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, in Chatfield.

  Public visitation will be Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Chatfield Lutheran Church from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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January 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chatfield Lutheran Church
304 Fillmore Street
Chatfield, MN 55904

Private Services

Chatfield Lutheran Church
304 Fillmore Street
Chatfield, MN 55904

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