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Janet 'Kay" Tushaus

Janet 'Kay" Tushaus

Janet "Kay" Tushaus, age 82, of 435 West Fairway Dr., Quincy, died on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in the Good Samaritan Home. She was born on July 12, 1935 in Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Eldon and Bernice (Hoelscher) Florey. She was a 1953 graduate of Quincy High School. She married Thomas "Tom" Tushaus on December 26, 1955. He survives.
Kay was a long-time member of Spring Lake Country Club and the Women's City Club. She was a member of the Elks Club. Kay was an avid Bridge Player. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida and the Lake of the Ozarks. Kay also liked reading, bowling and shopping. Kay loved the time spent with grandkids and great-grandkids.
In addition to her husband, she is also survived by:
ONE SON: Thomas Kevin Tushaus of Ursa, IL
THREE GRANDCHLDREN: Elizabeth VanLeeuwen and her husband Thad of Kansas City, MO; Kelly Bell and her husband Al of Kirkwood, MO; and Ryan Frericks and his significant other Megan Sorrill of Quincy, IL.
FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Abigail and Garrett VanLeeuwen; Jonah Bell; Wyatt Sorrill and Jackson Frericks.
ONE BROTHER: Dan Florey and his wife Janis
ONE SISTER: Sue Bergman and her husband Bill.
Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Terri Lynn Frericks, a brother: Bill Florey and three sisters: Sally Florey, Linda Garrison, and Marilyn VanBlair.
Per Kay's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services are planned. Memorials may be made to the Terri Frericks Scholarship at Quincy Notre Dame. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Jeff & Joanne (JoJo) Bergman
Quincy, IL
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Tom, Tommy & entire family our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Kay was such a nice and friendly lady. She will be missed. Haven't seen her in years & yet all my memories are flooding back & I smile with tears. Love you all.
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Ralph&Laurie VandenBoom
Quincy, IL
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Tom, Kevin and family. We are saddened to hear that Kay has passed. She was a special lady and will be sorely missed. Laurie and I are thinking about all of you. May God bless.
From:
Dick & Pat Wentura
quincy, IL
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Dear Tom & Family,
Thinking of you.
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From:
Jeanette Holbert
Quincy, IL
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So sorry Tom & family! She is at peace now. She was special and will be missed.
From:
Jerry and Sue Schmidt
Carrollton, IL
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Our deepest sympathy to Beth, Kelly and Ryan. Your Grandma was such a sweet lady.
From:
Kathy Wilson
Leesburg, FL
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Tom. Please know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time. I'll always remember the fun times John and I had with you both. Kay was special and she will be missed. My sympathy to you and your family. God Bless.
From:
Jeff Dorsey
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. So sorry to hear of your loss.
From:
Laura (Elam) Peterson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Loved Mrs T!!! Mom always spoke of Kay and how much she admired her. She was so nice to me when we moved in!. I am
so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this challenging time.