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Annis Holzgrafe

Annis Holzgrafe

Annis Holzgrafe, age 79, of Quincy, died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 in St. Vincent's Home. She was born on March 30, 1940 in Nebo, IL the daughter of Robert Nelson McClimen and Annis Mosaline (Stone) McClimen. Annis was a Jehovah's Witness.

Annis was a creative storyteller. She enjoyed painting and drawing and loved the time spent with family.

Annis was married to Larry Higgins. From that union they had:
TWO DAUGHTERS: Becky Kurtenbach (Kurt) of Tuscon, AZ and Lois Brink (Dave) of Quincy.
Annis is also survived by: GRANDCHILDREN: Samuel Fernandez, Alisha Marquez, Timothy Kurtenbach, William Kurtenbach, Melissa Klauser, and Amber Bowen.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Lyrique, Marley, Kyre, Everhett, and Bella Rio.
SIBLINGS: Robert McClimen, Grace Williams, and Lena Smock.

Annis was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Mary McClimen, Harry McClimen and Martha Lane.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Greenmount Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 12:00 noon until the time of the services.

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From:
Tammy Phillips
Corona, CA
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Becky and Lois
I am truly sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I know the heart ache you are feeling and want you to know I will be praying for both of you during this sad time. Love you. Tammy
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Roma Lee
Quincy, IL
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Roma Lee
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss, Lois, Becky& family. I will always have fond memories of this wonderful and brave woman. She will be missed by many.
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Peggy Brooks
Loraine, IL
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My dearest Annis, you are Loved beyond words and an inspiration to myself and so many others. You will forever hold a special place in my heart. I leave to my Mom to give you a hug for me. I will miss you so much, Annis. I have never met a woman as remarkable as you!!! Lois, I am always here for you and my prayers are with the whole family.
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Diana Savoia
Quincy, IL
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I had the pleasure of taking care of Annis at North Adam's Home. She was truly a wonderful lady and my thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
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Bobbie Boehme
Monroe City, MO
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I am so sorry for your loss, she was a wonderful woman and I enjoyed my time with her at North Adam's Home. She is/was a great woman.
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Diana Klingele-Hirt
Quincy, IL
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Lois and Becky, and your whole family. My deepest condolences. Annis was brave, courageous and always brought a smile to my day. Her faith was unshakable and I will listen for her in God’s Heavenly Choir.
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Robin hummert
Quincy, IL
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Lois and Becky and family.So sorry to hear about your mom and Grandma.She was a beautiful lady.Sending prayers to you all.
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Joan Long
Quincy, IL
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Oh Annis I was just asking the nurses about you a couple days ago cause you hadnt been to my room to visit and they told me you had moved. I'm gonna miss you pretty lady. I have all my letters from you. You are in heaven probably dancing with Elvis...😊. I will forever treasure our friendship and I'm gonna miss you. Rest in Peace. Love you Annis...😢
From:
Kathy Archambo
Ursa, IL
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My sympathy and prayers to Lois and the family. Annis held a special place in my heart and always made me smile. She was definitely a special lady.
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Teena Smyser Sparks
Ewing, MO
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Ann is was my babysitter for a few weeks one summer probably is round 1968 or so. She was a wonderful person and I have often wondered where she was as I drive by her old home on oak street. So sorry for the families loss.
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Thomas Kendall
Warsaw, IL
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So sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of caring for Annis while she lived at North Adams Home. She always greeted me with a smile and had a great sense of humor
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Doris Dede
Quincy, IL
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So very sorry to hear of her passing. She was indeed an inspiration to so many.
What an Elvis fan! We have fond memories and was blessed by knowing her. We’re sending condolences to all of her family.
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Barb Elston
Mendon, IL
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Lois and family-- Your mother will be deeply missed!! She was an inspiration to everyone that she met at North Adams Home. Prayers to you and your family.
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Kristine Servoss-Thielen
Millbury, OH
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So sorry for your loss, she was a great woman and fun to be around at North Adams Home.
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Tracy Kendrick
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I am so sorry for your loss. She was a true friend of mine to the end. I will miss her. She was very special to me.
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Anita Gallaher
Quincy, IL
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It was a pleasure to care for annis during her final chapter in life rest easy beautiful ! Youll be missed by many