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Harold D. “Buzz” Shrader

Harold D. “Buzz” Shrader

Harold D. "Buzz" Shrader, age 81, of Quincy, formerly of the Camp Point-Coatsburg area, passed away at the Illinois Veterans Home, in Quincy, on Sunday, July 10, 2022. He was born on September 3, 1940, on the family farm northeast of Coatsburg, the son of Charles F. and Frances (Mason) Shrader. Harold was the youngest of six children.

He graduated from Central High School in Camp Point in 1958. On June 18, 1960, he married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn R. Baily, at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Coatsburg.
Harold worked at CIPS/Ameren Illinois for 35 years. He began his career as a meter reader, then advanced to meter installer and repairman. He retired in 1999. In 2000, he went to work for Adams Electrical Cooperative for nine years.

Harold was with the 128th Unit of the Illinois National Guard from 1959-1965, serving active duty in 1961-1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church. He served as an election judge for several years. Harold was a member of the TCA Collectors, Quinsippi Stamp Club and helped his wife and gift buyers in the Blessing Tea Room.

Harold enjoyed working at the farm cutting firewood and tending to his chestnut trees. Most of all he liked the time spent with family having picnics. He loved to travel out West and was an avid postcard collector, having attended many shows.

Harold is survived by his wife, three daughters: Debbie McNeil of Quincy, Susan Starr of Lakeland, FL and Julie (Dennis) Klauser of Quincy; three grandchildren: Leslie (Ben) Bope of Tucson, AZ, Evan (Kayla) Klauser of Quincy and Dr. Brittney (Chris) Moore of Quincy; four great grandchildren: Rylie and Jaxon Klauser and Emerson and Amelia Moore all of Quincy. One niece, three nephews, three step great grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Gerald Rabe, also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five sibling and their spouses: Dorothy (Dean) Snodgrass, Don (Marian) Shrader, Phillip (Viola) Shrader, Mary Rabe and Esther (Don) McMullen and one nephew.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in Central Baptist Church. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery.
Military Honors will be presented by American Legion Post #37 Honor Guard and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post #37 Honor Guard or Central Baptist Church.

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From:
Linda and Larry Snyder
Quincy, IL
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Debbie - Thinking of you and your family.
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Yvonne Austin
Beardstown, IL
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So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you and the family.
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Sue Sorensen
Quincy, IL
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So sorry Marilyn, he was always a joy to be around!
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teresa pickle
Quincy, IL
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Our deepest condolences to the family of Buzz. May God provide you the strength in the days and weeks ahead and may your many wonderful memories provide you with comfort.
From:
Judith Echternkamp
QUINCY, IL
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My sincere sympathy to Marilyn and family. Buzz was a kind person with a big heart. He will be missed.
From:
Mary and Clive
Quincy, IL
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Marilyn
You have our deepest sympathy. Buzz was one great guy -he will be deeply missed
From:
Richard O Anderson
QUINCY, IL
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Sorry for your loss.. Buzz was a great friend Our prayers for the family in these hard times
From:
Jerry Schaller
Quincy, IL
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So sorry Marilyn for your loss, Buzz was a great man, you and yours have our deepest sympathy.
From:
Jeff and Dawn Neil
Canton, MO
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Our prayers and thoughts are with all you during this difficult time. May the Lord have mercy on you all.!
From:
Michael & Devan Hitt
Quincy, IL
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RIP my friend. Marilyn, our sincere condolences to you. God Bless.
From:
Laura Price
Quincy, IL
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Debbie and Julie- my most sincere sympathy on the loss of your father. He sounds like an amazing man. May eternal rest be granted unto him and perpetual light shine upon him. Comfort and peace to you ladies and all your family.