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Tamara A. Schnepf

September 15, 1978 ~ August 24, 2016 (age 37)

   Tamara A. Schnepf, 37, of Quincy, died at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday (August 24, 2016) in her home.

   Born September 15, 1978 in Quincy, Tamara was the daughter of Joseph and Tonia A. Townsend Schnepf.

   A 1996 graduate of Quincy High School, Tamara loved going to the river to go boating and jet skiing with her Great Dane, Lucy.  She also enjoyed riding her motorcycles and spending time with her friends.  The most important thing in her life was always being there for her son, Riley.

   Tamara had been employed in the Dietary Department with the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy for five years, retiring due to ill health.

   Survivors include her father and mother, Joseph and Tonia, both of Quincy; her son, Riley Joe Howser of Quincy; a brother, Jared Schnepf of Quincy; a sister, Tracy Jo Brown (Scott) of Liberty, IL; one nephew, Cole Brown; and several cousins.

   Tamara was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Carl and Maxine Schnepf; her maternal grandparents, Bill and Bertha Townsend; and a brother, Jerry Schnepf.

   Graveside services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 with Pastor John Frank officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the graveside services.

   Memorials may be made to the Tamara Schnepf Memorial Fund.
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