Desiree D. Furnis, age 35, of Fredericktown, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on April 23, 1986 in Mansfield.
Desiree graduated from Mount Vernon High School and the Knox County Career Center in 2004. She devoted her life to her son Jordan. She had a passion for horses and passed that love on to her son. Desiree was always wearing flip-flops, a headband, and a hoodie. She loved doodling and sketching in her free time, she loved working on crafts. She was very involved in the lives of her son and her various nieces and nephews. Desiree was a very creative woman, but her greatest achievement was the strong bonds she formed with her family.
She is survived by her son, Jordan Huffman; fiance, Kyle Huffman; mother Kim (Steve) Kofod; father, Dave (Debbie) Furnis; sister, Denise (Dale) Bowman; step-sister, Laura (Duane) Miller; step-brother, Jason (Sherry) Mikesell; nieces and nephews, Colin, Travis, Megan, Bethany, Jared, Dean, Austin, Adam, Falon, Lexi, Lilly, Hadley and Parker.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Don and Marilyn Frost, along with paternal grandparents, Wendy and Mary Furnis.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd. in Mount Vernon. Where funeral services start on Friday – 11:00 AM with Pastor Tim Overly officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.
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