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John "J.D." Shull

June 2, 1922 ~ December 6, 2015 (age 93)

   John (J.D.) Shull, 93, of Quincy died at 5:35 a.m. Sunday (December 6, 2015) at Good Samaritan Home.

    Born June 2, 1922 in Quincy, Illinois, J.D. was the son of Benjamin Franklin and Anna Booth Shull. He was raised by his father and stepmother, Agnes Shull.  He married Laverne Rolf on February 13, 1944 in Bluffs, Illinois.  She preceded him in death on June 15, 2006.

   J.D. was a member of the Lutheran Church of St. John in Quincy.  He enjoyed playing golf, working outside, and loved spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren.  

   J.D. was employed as the comptroller for the city of Quincy for over twenty years until his retirement in 1984.  

   Survivors include three sons, Dennis Shull (Pat) and Jeff Shull (Carla) both of Quincy, and Tim Shull (Terri) of Peachtree City, GA; a son-in-law, Rev. Gary Schluckebier (Cathy) of Quincy; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-seven great grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild on the way in February; two sisters-in-law; Betty Shull of Overland Park, KS and Dee Rolf of Bluffs, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

   Mr. Shull was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Laverne; two daughters, Linda Schluckebier and Sandra Shull; a grandson, Alexander James Lawler; a brother, Edgar Shull; and three sisters, Elaine (Sanders) Solenberger, Evelyn (Helterbran) Duesterhaus and Pat Leach.  

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 11:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.  

   Memorials may be made to the Great River Honor Flight.
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