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Bobbie Jean Schertz

June 30, 1951 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 68)


Bobbie Jean Schertz, 68, of Lowpoint, IL passed away at 8:53 am on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on June 30, 1951 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Willis “Jim” Jennings and Mildred Louise (Wilson) Hough. She married Reldon Wade Schertz on August 13, 1983 in Metamora, IL.

Surviving are her husband Reldon of Lowpoint; children Robyn Michelle (Thomas) Aeschleman of Washburn, Larry Scott Hoover of Eureka, Jacob Wade (Stephanie) Schertz and Jamie Elizabeth Schertz both of Lowpoint; grandchildren Samantha (Richard) McCay of Columbia, MO, Dallas (Tahara) Parmenter of East Stroudsburg, PA, Aidan and Zander Aeschleman of Washburn, and Cheyenne and Chloe Courtway and Abigail and Jace Schertz all of Lowpoint; great-grandchildren Keira McCay and Brentley and Remmie Parmenter; and siblings Orville Larry Griffith of Germantown Hills, Carol Janet (Gary) Craig of Las Vegas, Nevada, Beverly Sue Hicks of Springfield, MO, and Curtis Bradley (Shannon) Hough of West Tawakoni, TX.

Bobbie was a woman of Christian faith. She delighted in her role as a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with her family. She was a phenomenal cook. She enjoyed reading, playing softball, and traveling. She spent the majority of her career at a nursing home where, over a 25 year period, she worked her way up from dishwasher to Dietary Manager. She was kind to everyone she encountered and she had a wonderful sense of humor.

Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to IMALIVE, an organization that focuses on suicide prevention and crisis assistance through their website at Online condolences at


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