Deborah “Debbie” Wang


Deborah “Debbie” Wang, 70, of West Fargo, N.D., passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at Bethany on University in Fargo, N.D.

Deborah Ann Kapaun was born on March 12, 1952 at St. Ansgar Hospital in Moorhead, MN, to Kenneth and Dorothy (Faber) Kapaun. She graduated from Central Cass High School in Casselton, N.D., in 1970.

Following high school, she attended NDSCS in Wahpeton, N.D. and became an L.P.N. Later, she furthered her education and became an R.N. She worked several years at Dakota Hospital in Fargo, and then 41 years at the Fargo V.A., retiring in 2015.

On February 17, 1973, she married Leslie “Les” Wang at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Casselton, N.D. They lived in Fargo until 1978, when they built a house in West Fargo, and had resided there ever since.

Debbie was a lifetime member of the West Fargo V.F.W. Auxiliary.

Debbie is survived by her husband, Les Wang; 2 children, Rachel Wang, Danny (Stacy) Wang; 2 grandchildren Ensley Wang and Cam Wang; 3 siblings, Keith (Sandy) Kapaun, Darlene (Allan) Wang, Denise Hager; siblings-in-law, Bev Wang, Connie (Jon) Carley; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Valerie; and brother-in-law, Larry Wang.

Memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley, the West Fargo V.F.W. Auxiliary, Maple View Memory Care, Bethany Retirement Living, or a charity of the giver’s choice. Visitation: Monday, October 17, 2022, from 10-11 a.m. in West Funeral Home, West Fargo. Service: Monday, October 17, at 11 a.m. in West Funeral Home, West Fargo. Interment: St. Leo’s Cemetery, Casselton, North Dakota. West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center

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