Sherry Scheckel


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Sherry Jean Scheckel, 60, of Moline, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Schroder Mortuary, Colona, with visitation two hours prior to service time. Burial is at Dayton Corners Cemetery, Colona. Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born July 20, 1952, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., to Curtis and Shirley Fredrickson Johnson.
She worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as an administrative assistant for 24 years, retiring in 2008.
She was a member of The Friends Circle Club in Moline. She enjoyed bicycle riding, taking her grandchildren to the park and her cats.
Survivors include her daughter, Ashley Scheckel; grandchildren, Nireque, Taijon and Maleko; siblings, Debbie Miller, Ronnie Johnson and Tammy Stoner. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Ricky Johnson.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.












 



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