Cole Michael Schaffnit

Born: Wed., Nov. 4, 1959
Died: Mon., Apr. 21, 2014


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Cole Michael Schaffnit, 54, of Quincy died at 2:45 p.m. Monday (April 21, 2014) in Quincy.

   Born November 4, 1959 in Quincy, Cole was the son of Jerry W. and Nancy Jo Purdin Schaffnit Hall.

   Cole was a 1977 graduate of Quincy High School and a avid Chicago Bears football fan and St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.  He enjoyed playing darts, pool, and listening to all kinds of music.  Cole provided a place for new bands to play and helped to organize benefits for people.

   He was employed in golf course maintence at the Quincy Country Club for 15 years and later as manager of the Cougar's Den for 4 years.

   Survivors include his mother, Nancy Jo Hall of Quincy; his fiancee Linda Gilker of Quincy; one son Clinton C. Schaffnit; one grandson Damien Schaffnit both of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; one brother David Schaffnit (Sherry) of Quincy; one sister Jodi Bliven of Quincy.  Also surviving is a uncle Jim Schaffnit (Terri) of Quincy; a niece Kylie Bliven and a nephew Joshua Bliven both of Quincy.

   Mr. Schaffnit was preceded in death by his father.

  A memorial service will be held Thursday morning 11:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Wentzel officiating.  Inurnment will take place at a later date.

   Visitation will be Thursday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center or the YMCA Youth Baseball Program.

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Teresa Oshner- London
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
David, I'm sorry for the loss of Cole. Prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God find you comfort in this time of sorrow. God Bless all of you!!

Vickie Nokes
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
So sad to hear this. May you RIP Cole

Jeff/Marci Patterson
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
David...We were so sorry to hear about Cole. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Doris Mason
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Dear Nancy, Jody & David, So sorry to hear this message. You are such a nice family, always there to help others. God will provide peace and comfort to all of you and friends and neighbors will share in your grief.
Kindest regards and sincere sympathy. Doris Mason

Cheryl Lear
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
So sorry to hear this,RIP Cole,you will be missed by many.

Frank Stoddard
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Rest in peace Cole. Thanks for always supporting my teammates and myself, we can't thank you and Linda enough. We're gonna miss ya buddy!

Carolyn Pond
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
Dear Nancy,

So very sorry to hear of the death of your son. Your heart is very heavy, but please trust in our Risen Saviour for comfort and strength now, and in days and years to come.
Carolyn and Wayne Pond

Brenda Koch
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
Linda, I am so sorry to hear of Cole's passing. May you find peace in your heart to get through this rough time.

Don Benz
   Posted Mon April 28, 2014
Dear Family, I am sorry for your loss. Cole would visit his Grandparents on North 16th St where I grew up and we would play ball out in the street with all the neighborhood kids. I wish you Peace!

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