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Cheryl D. Bachman

May 01, 2014

Cheryl D. Bachman, 48, Ft. Madison, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson. The family will meet with friends from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson with the Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Charleston Cemetery in Charleston.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her memory.

Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Born May 21, 1965, in Davenport, she was the daughter of Bill and Whilla (Peterman) Shinn. She married Bryan Bachman. The couple later divorced. She married Casey McFadden. The couple later divorced.

She was a 1983 graduate of Central Lee High School. She attended Southeastern Community College. After college, she lived in Florida for 18 years until moving to Ft. Madison where she worked for the City of Ft. Madison’s Water Department. She enjoyed boating, motorcycle riding and spending time with her granddaughter, family and friends.

Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer (Nolan) LeMaster of Gulfport, Mo.; her granddaughter; her mother, Whilla Shinn of Ft. Madison; four sisters, Pamela (Charlie) Branagan of Benton, La., Penny Kramer of Argyle, Lisa (Randy) Hammer of Donnellson, and Valerie (Russell) Warneke of Argyle; biological family, Mary Ellen Grady of Ft. Madison; half brother, Terry Grady of Elwood, Ill.; and half sister, Kerry Urso of Elwood, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Shinn; grandparents; and her biological father, Jerry Grady.

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