Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
In Memorial

DAHN, Debra J

Debra J Dahn, trail-blazer, quick wit, friend for life, bright, funny, gave 100% in all she did, left this life on the afternoon of January 5, 2021 with soft jazz playing and Bandit by her side. The time was 4:14, a palindrome, how perfect. Debbie grew up in Parma Heights, OH. She was the first female player to ever don a varsity uniform playing tennis her senior year at Valley Forge High School. She went on to be a tennis Pro in Hilton Head, SC before settling into her career as Options Trader. Her career took her from Cleveland to Philadelphia and eventually to Coconut Creek, FL where she found her love for golf, going to Nationals on several occasions with her ladies. Debbie loved to travel and keep in touch with her many friends. When Debbie became your friend, she was a friend for life. She leaves behind many, many friends who were like family. Debbie is pre-deceased by her parents, Howard and Betty Dahn, sister, Leslie Dahn Sundberg, and brother, Jeff. Debbie is survived by brother-in-law, Edward Sundberg, nephew Edward Dahn Sundberg, and nieces Lisa Sundberg Smith, Lindsey Sundberg Chisholm, and Lori Ann Sundberg.


In lieu of flowers please donate in Debbie’s memory to:

Coral Springs Community Church, 3266 NW 99th Way, Coral Springs, FL 33065 or Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.


Messages of Condolence

  1. I am sorry to hear of Deb’s struggle but I have a feeling she had her head up every day. I played with Deb on Valley Forge’s Tennis Team and it was great to have her on the team and see her progress through life. I don’t doubt her accomplishments were great and well earned!

  2. I am saddened to hear of Debbie’s death. She and I became friends in the very early 1960’s. She was my friend of longest duration. Over the years we grew apart, but I will always cherish her friendship and the friendship of the entire Dahn family. I’m sorry I missed the memorial. May you all find peace. RIP dearest Debbie.

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