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Lou Ann Shelton-Terwilliger

Louisa Ann Shelton / Terwilliger (LuAnn), 58, of Mount Ayr and formerly of Keithsburg IL and West Liberty, IA, passed away on Friday December 30, 2016. She was born February 6, 1958 in Aledo, Illinois.
She worked at United Technology Automotive as a painter for 25 years. Recently, she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Clearview Nursing Home in Mt. Ayr, Iowa.
LuAnn loved animals especially her three dogs, four horses, and four goats. She cared deeply for her friends and family.
LuAnn is survived by her mother, Nell Conklin; brother, David Garner; husband, Fred Terwilliger; daughter, Shannon Stout; stepdaughter, Erin Terwilliger; stepson, Alex Terwilliger; grandchildren: Mckenna Boettcher and Shaylyn Stout; step grandchildren: Kyler Terwilliger, Graham Bennington, and Adelyn Terwilliger.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Conklin; brothers: John Garner, Jim Garner, Chuck Garner, and Ronnie Garner; and stepsisters: Dianne Reinhardt & Donna Rae.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the West Liberty Community Center in West Liberty, Iowa. Within the next few weeks, a memorial service will be held in Mount Ayr. All service information and online condolences maybe left at www.armstrongfh.com.
Contributions in memory of LuAnn may be made to the ASPCA.

Service: Memorial service Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
at the West Liberty Community Center in West Liberty, Iowa

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Kathy Aug 3 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry and shocked to hear that LouAnn is gone. We were partners in crime a long time ago. Even though I didn't see much of her as time went on in my heart she was always part of my story of who I am. I feel as if a very large heart has been rent from our world. Even if we know she is with the angels in heaven the world has suffered a great loss. The twinkle in her eye, the snap in her voice when she was being sarcastic, her smile and her willingness to just have fun I am sure will be sorely missed by those who loved her. Nell, David, Shannon and all the rest of her family and friends, I send my prayers and love.. So sorry <3

Jan Schneckloth/VanDusen Jan 15 2017 12:00 AM

To Fred and Wilma, and Lou Ann's family, When Minerva called and told me of your untimely loss, My heart went out to you all. To Fred especially, your caring attitude to Wilma always reflected to me how good U were to Lou Ann. A loved one's death is always hard to accept and I pray that time will make it less painful. Remember she has "A Mansion Just Over The Hilltop" and someday you will meet her again...

Linda Newton Smith Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

Hi Fred, So sorry for your loss.. Scott and I have been wanting to get back in touch with you and your family for a long time. Bart, Pat, Cindy, Scott, Barry, Todd and Amy French ( cindymatthews57@gmail.com )

Cindy French Matthews Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM

I am truly sorry for your loss. LuAnn was a one of a kind and I will never forget her. She could make the best of a bad day and she normally would. I loved working with her at Clearview Homes. She will be dearly missed. Fly high pretty angel ??

Christi Simpson Jan 6 2017 12:00 AM

Fred and Shannon, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I will never forget Lou Ann....she was so funny and such a kind person. You never quite knew what she was thinking or what she would say. Lou Ann and I shared a birthday, and always did a high 5 when we would meet. I haven't seen you, Fred or Shannon for years, but do still remember you all, back in the Mt. Vernon days and when Fred was at Hallmark. Hold those precious memories of Lou Ann close and know she is always riding on your shoulder. With my sincere sympathy, Annamae Baker Mt. Vernon

Annamae Baker Jan 6 2017 12:00 AM

Fred, it's been years since I have heard anything about you. Then to see this, my heart goes out to you and your family. My thought will be with you and your family this week.

Jackie(Monaghan) Reichter Jan 6 2017 12:00 AM

Lou Anns Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I worked with Lou Ann @ Mount Ayr HealthCare Center. She was always so much fun to work with - never a dull moment ! I remember one evening, she was walking a little funny, come to find out she had been trail riding the day before. She was so sore, but she enjoyed horse back riding and she had so much fun, she was ready to do it again the coming weekend. We joked about her bowed legs and laughed alot. She has touched so many lives, you should be very proud of her. Anyone who knew her, either loved or hated her, she spoke her mind and didn't mix her words. That's just how wonderful she was. May it give you some comfort to know that she is watching over you and still guiding you from above.

Sue Rice Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Fred, Shannon & family, My heart is aching. I will miss her forever. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Marshall & Terry Ayers Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Fred, Shannon, McKenna, Erin, Alex We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you all. The Braytons

Sherry Brayton Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

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