Cheryl D. Bachman, 48, of Fort Madison, Iowa passed away 8:44 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014
at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
Born May 21, 1965 in Davenport, Iowa the daughter of Bill and Whilla (Peterman) Shinn. She
married Bryan Bachman, they later divorced. She married Casey McFadden, they later
Survivors include her daughter Jennifer (Nolan) LeMaster of Gulfport, Mississippi,
granddaughter Aleah LeMaster, her mother Whilla Shinn of Fort Madison, Iowa, four sisters
Pamela (Charlie) Branagan of Benton, Louisiana, Penny Kramer of Argyle, Iowa, Lisa (Randy)
Hammer of Donnellson, Iowa, Valerie (Russell) Warneke of Argyle, Iowa, biological family Mary
Ellen Grady of Fort Madison, Iowa, half brother Terry Grady of Elwood, Illinois, half sister Kerry
Urso of Elwood, Illinois, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father Bill Shinn and grandparents and her biological
father Jerry Grady.
Cheryl was a 1983 graduate of Central Lee High School. She attended Southeastern
Community College. After college, Cheryl lived in Florida for 18 years until moving to Fort
Madison where she worked for the City of Fort Madison’s Water Department. Cheryl enjoyed
boating, motorcycle riding, spending time with her granddaughter, family and friends and her
Friends may call from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral
Home in Donnellson, Iowa. The family will meet with friends from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday,
May 2, 2014 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 2014 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral
Home in Donnellson with Reverend Mark P. Spring as celebrant.
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 www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com
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