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Theresa Deutscher

September 23, 1958 — October 14, 2020

Theresa Annette Deutscher, 62 of Eau Claire passed away at her home on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Theresa was born on September 23, 1958 to the late Ward and Mary Jo (Hartman) Deutscher in Niles Michigan.

Theresa is survived by her children; Joshua Deutscher of Eau Claire, Anna VanDerbeck of Berrien Springs, Tanya (Cory) Penister of South Bend, Jamica (Jon) Lintz of Berrien Springs, Rachel Carino of South Bend, Jasmine Mitchell of Niles, grandchildren; Joshua Deutscher, Kylie Deutscher, Bryce Liggett, Kayla Penister, John Penister, Raven Carino, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aryana Lintz and Bella Garcia.  She is also survived by her brother Ward Deutscher of Niles, sister Cheryl Dalhberg of Punta Gorda, FL, niece Brandie Stewart, first husband, Bob VanDerbeck, and special friend, Juanita Burke.

Theresa worked in Customer Service at Whirlpool for the past 3 years and has always had a passion for working with the public and serving others.  She loved making people happy and brought joy to all who knew her.  Theresa enjoyed spending time with her fur child, kids and grandchildren.  Her best friend and doggy, Mia, was always by her side over the years, many days spent together on Barron Lake at her father’s house where the family created so many memories.  She was a happy person who loved her family and cherished hosting the family Christmas celebration each year.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held on Thursday, October 22, at 2:00 pm at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles.  There will be a time from 1:00- 2:00pm to gather with the family.  Following the service there will be a gathering at The American Legion 112 N Bluff St, Berrien Springs, MI on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Arrangements have been made at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services 615 E. Main St. in Niles.

Memorials in Theresa's name may be directed to Road2Hope Food Pantry and the Berrien County Animal Control.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home

615 E Main St, Niles, MI 49120

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

American Legion Berrien Springs

112 N Bluff St, Berrien Springs, MI 49103

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