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Debra Lynn (Shaffer) Caldwell

May 14, 1956 ~ September 26, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Debra Caldwell Obituary

Debra Lynn Caldwell, 67, passed away September 26, 2023. She was born on May 14, 1956 in Terre Haute to Jack W. Shaffer and Patricia “Pat” A. (Mason) Shaffer. Debra was an in-home caregiver, and she was loved by her residents. In her free time, she also enjoyed yard-saling and going to the local festivals, especially the Covered Bridge Festival. She was also an animal lover.

She is survived by her daughter Jackie Caldwell (Dylan Baker), son Stevie Caldwell (Brenda), grandchildren Nick Caldwell, Izzy Baker, and Tucker McCloud; nephew Mike Mattox (Brandy), great nieces and nephews, Jude Mattox, Silas Mattox, and Mila Mattox; cousins Carolyn Callecod and Sue Paitson, brother-in-law Jim McKinley, best friend Carla White, and her beloved cat Luna.

She is preceded in death by both her parents and sisters Dee Shaffer, Tammy Shaffer, and Jacqueline Shaffer.

Cremation was entrusted to Samaritan Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to CODA (Council on Domestic Abuse) in her memory. Online condolences may be made at

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