Debra Sue Slauson, 63, died, May 4, 2018 in a local hospital. She was a native of Webster City, Iowa and lived in Sparta, New Jersey and Norfolk, Virginia.

She is the daughter of Dorothy Abels Berleen and the late Richard Berleen. She was a graduate of North East Hamilton High School. She was a Roman Catholic.

Survivors include her loving husband of 43 years, James Roy Slauson and her daughter, Kathleen Slauson-Blevins and her husband, Michael of Norfolk and her mother of Hampton, Iowa. She is also survived by her sister, Cindy Shelton of Hampton, Iowa and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10:30 AM. The Reverend Father George Prado will officiate.

Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Norfolk, Virginia SPCA

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk chapel is handling arrangements.