Theresa L. Shepherd, 60, of Rock, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

A celebration of life is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202, www.SmithFamilyMortuaries.com.

Theresa was born Jan. 16, 1959, to John and MaryAnn (Ripperger) Scheve in Emporia. Theresa married Shawn Shepherd on March 27, 1988, in Las Vegas, Nev. 

She enjoyed life on the farm and spending time with her family. Theresa was a very talented quilter who was known for gifting and donating her quilts to charity.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Theresa is survived by her mother; husband, Shawn; daughters, Shawnell (Kenneth) Linot, and ShaLynn Shepherd; grandchildren, Kenzie, Sutton, and Kade; and siblings, Doug Scheve, Dan Scheve, Debbie (Rex) Williams, and Scott (Stephanie) Scheve.

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