Cover photo for Debora Kay Rolland's Obituary
Debora Kay Rolland Profile Photo
1952 Debora 2022

Debora Kay Rolland

March 24, 1952 — December 24, 2022

Debora Kay Rolland was born March 24th, 1952 to loving parents Bob and Betty Gripe of Maramec, OK. Debbie Graduated from Pawnee High School. She continued her education at NOC Tonkawa and Oklahoma State University. After receiving two degrees she began her Career at Fairfax Hospital, later transferring to Pawnee Municipal Hospital where she, esteemed colleague James Gregor, and staff ran the lab for over 30 years. Along this journey she married Howard Rolland Jr. of Pawnee, OK. From this union one child was born, son Justin Howard Rolland. Along with Howard Rolland Jr. came two daughters Sarah Ann Duncan and Angela Piotrowski. Debbie and Howard built their home in rural Pawnee County. A farm where they grew a family garden, raised cattle, dogs, cats, and Uncle Ronald’s beloved Shetland pony “Pokie”. Debbie was very dedicated to her church Maramec United Methodist and all of its ministries. She was a proud member of her home economics club “New Horizons”. Debbie was involved with her family in all forms. She loved to quilt and crochet. If you knew Debbie late in her life chances are she made you a pot holder. Debbie survived many afflictions during her life. The rarest being Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease or CMT for short, which she advocated for trying to bring awareness to the rare genetic disorder ( Debbie was preceded in death by parents Bob and Betty Gripe. With respect to all grandparents, aunts, uncles, and elders we would like acknowledge all loved ones who passed on along the way. She is survived by Brother Dan Gripe and family of Stillwater, OK. Son Justin Rolland of Pawnee, OK. Grandchildren Jerome Chappelle Jr., Liliana Rolland, and Kenadi Rolland of Tulsa, OK. Carmine Rolland of Houston, TX. With respect to all living relatives, in-laws, and bonus grandchildren.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Debora Kay Rolland, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Glencoe United Methodist Church

113 South Perry Avenue, Glencoe, OK 74032

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree