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Terry L. Schaffnit

Terry L. Schaffnit

Terry L. Schaffnit, age 66, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, November 30, in her home. Terry was born on May 23, 1955, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of the late Floyd and Esther (O'Neal) Kessler. She married James L. Schaffnit on April 9, 2001. He preceded her in death on November 10, 2016.

Terry attended John Wood Community College. She worked as a CNA as well as a Physical Therapist's Assistant for almost 35 years at the Illinois Veterans Home before her retirement in 2012. She enjoyed bargain shopping, her flower gardens, playing the slots and vacationing with her friends. Terry was very particular and always did things her way. Most of all, Terry cherished the time spent with her grandchildren and was so proud of all of them.

Terry is survived by her two daughters, Michele Long (Mike Bivens) of Camp Point and Susan Bowen (Joseph) of Golden; her sister, Sharon Bolterman (Terry) of High Ridge, MO. Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews also survive.

Terry was preceded in death by her mother, Esther Sedelmeier and her stepfather who raised her, William Sedelmeier; her husband Jim; her daughter in infancy, Melinda Lynne Long; her sister Karen Sue Welch and her granddaughter, Kylee Renee Bivens.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 11:00 AM in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home with Andy Caley officiating. Interment in Quincy Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activities Fund. Arrangements are in the care of the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.

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From:
Burrus Tonya
Quincy, IL
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Love to you all. She was like no other & I was blessed to know her
From:
Vickie Nokes
Quincy, IL
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This girl was just an awesome friend. Always honest and sincere. You are loved, until we meet again my friend
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teresa pickle
Quincy, IL
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To the family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother, sister, grandma. I had the pleasure of working with Terry at the IVH for a number of years. She was a great person! May God give you strength in the days and weeks ahead and may your many wonderful memories provide you comfort.
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Sue Douglas
Quincy, IL
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I had the pleasure of working with Terry at the Vets home for many years. She was one of the best workers, friend and the rapport she had with the veterans was what made Terry the kind special person she was. She’ll be missed but her legacy will be remembered always.
From:
karen Saxbury
barry, IL
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What a loss---she was such a sweet, funny person, I loved working with her. I'll never forget how much she liked Billy Ray Cyrus!