Debi Vanerp

Practice Manager

Debi joined Thumb Veterinary Services in August 2020.  She received her B.S. in Animal Science and her M.S. in Crop and Soil Sciences, both from Michigan State University.  Debi resides in the Cass City area with her husband, Chuck, and their six cats.  In her free time Debi enjoys reading, listening to music, camping/hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.  If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to Debi by email at or by dialing extension 109 on either of our phone lines.

Kelsey Peruski

Kelsey Peruski joined the TVS team in the spring of 2015. She assists with all aspects of the large animal side of the practice.Kelsey has a 4 year old son Easton and stays very busy helping with the family farm. She enjoys working outside, cleaning, and traveling. If you are trying to get into direct contact with Kelsey, she can be reached by dialing extension 103 on either phone lines. 


Jodi Veldman

Jodi Veldman joined Thumb Veterinary Services as a receptionist in November of 2018. Jodi and her husband of 20 years Jason, reside in the Yale area where they own a small beef farm. They have 2 kids, Kylie and Gavin along with 3 dogs and 2 cats. Jodi is a 4H Leader and is involved with St. Clair County 4H and Youth Fair. She enjoys spending spare time camping, doing yard work and working out. If you are trying to get into direct contact with Jodi, she can be reached by dialing extension 102 on either phone line. 

Rhonda Durecka

Rhonda joined Thumb Veterinary Services in September of 2019. She’s lived in the thumb area most of her life. Rhonda and her husband, Glen, have 3 kids, Mason, 14 years old, Delainey, 3 years old and Layla, 10 months and they reside in the Lexington area. She’s involved in the Sanilac County 4-H program where they show beef, dairy cattle, and hogs. They have a small beef herd, one pony, a goat, a dog and one cat. In her spare time, Rhonda likes reading, baking and gardening.

Kelly Will

Kelly Will joined Thumb Veterinary Services in the fall of 2020. She assists in the Large Animal Department, and also works as a Receptionist in the Small Animal Department. Kelly has three adult children, Brylin, Jordan, and Syris, along with 9 grandkids. She resides in the Yale area with her husband Fred where they own their Centenial Farm and run a small cow/calf operation, along with an Appaloosa Sport Horse breeding program. Her hobbies include, gardening, cooking, arts, crafts, and spending time with her family. Kelly can be reached through both departments at extension 134