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Immanuel Lutheran Church
Friday June 26th, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Sharon "Sherry" Susan Dreps


Sharon "Sherry" Susan Dreps, nee Sinn, 66, of Waterloo, IL, passed away peacefully Sunday June 21, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO surrounded by her husband and daughter. She was born August 29, 1953, in Red Bud, IL.


She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Michael Dreps; her only daughter Aerica (nee Dreps) Pilkey and son-in-law Gregory Pilkey; grandchildren Tristan and Gabriel Barber, and Lukas Pilkey; her brother Scott (Jennifer) Sinn; brothers-in-law Joseph (Cindy) Dreps, and David Dreps; uncle Don (Delores) Reifschneider; aunts Betty (Lee) Rogers and Gretchen (Jim) Jubinski; nieces Kelsey (Brandon) Leetch, Alanna Rice, Aimee (Jeff) Krueger, and Karen (E.J.) Engelhaupt.; nephews Adam (Madison) Rice, and Robert Dreps; and many cousins.


She is preceded in death by her parents Merlyn C. and Betty Lou (nee Reifschneider) Sinn, and her sister Stephanie A. (nee Sinn) Rice.


Sherry was a cosmetologist for 40 years in Millstadt and Waterloo, IL. She was an active member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church - Waterloo, IL. She enjoyed being a part of Marriage Encounter Community, Pre-Cana Coordinator, and a Minister to the Sick and Homebound. She volunteered at Feed My People Food Bank in St. Louis, MO and loved helping those in need in the community. Sherry was a devoted wife and mother, who loved to cook and take care of her family. Sherry cherished each of her friendships, embraced life to the fullest and truly loved making others happy.


As an expression of sympathy, memorials may be made to: 
SS Peter and Paul Catholic School or Feed My People Food Bank


Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, June 26, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:30 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home
** Please follow all social distancing recommendations and only 50 people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time. We ask that you please remain outside or in your vehicles until notified.**


Funeral Mass:
10 AM Saturday, June 27, 2020 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo, IL
Father Osang Idagbo C.M. officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
**Please follow current social distancing guidelines.**
 


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Guestbook

My deepest condolences to the family. Sherry was one of the kindest people I knew. May God lay his hand on you during the very sad time.

Beth Maul Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM

Mike was sad to hear if Sherrys passing. I have lots of fun memories of all of us in high school. I hope you find peace in your memories of her. Take care. Jim and Vicki Walsh

Vicki Walsh Jun 28 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Mike and family, Our hearts hurt with you as you begin to grieve the loss of your beloved wife and mom. Sherry was a beautiful woman who touched so many lives. She touched ours through the Marriage Encounter community and our parish, and RCIA. It always touched our hearts to see Sherry in the sacristy as an Extraordinary Minister of Communion and to see you as a couple take Communion to Oak Hill. And so many couples that you touched as you worked together to coordinate Pre-Cana in our parish all those years. We know your hearts are heavy and we share your sorrow. May you all be comforted knowing you will someday be together again. But, darn, the waiting is so hard! With our love and prayers, Scott & Karen

Scott & Karen Seaborn Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

So terribly sorry for your loss. Sherry was a sweet lady and wonderful neighbor. May God comfort you in this difficult time.

Tim & Sara Schaefer Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Mike,
We are so sad and sorry for your loss. We send our love and we are keeping you and all of your family in our thoughts and prayers. Our memories of Sherry will always bring smiles to our faces. Love from all of the Rogers family.

Sue Rogers Jun 23 2020 12:00 AM

A Beautiful Person with a Beautiful Soul! Your friendship was a blessing and you will be missed. Special prayers for all of you, Mike, Aerica, and Family.

Bob & Pat Dillman Jun 22 2020 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort and courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heartsI
I met Sherry at my mother's funeral in Missouri 2 years ago and we had a wonderful time talking and sharing our life stories at a lunch following the funeral. She was very kind and loving and had a wonderful sense of humor. My mother was her husband Michael's aunt. I live in Seattle so this was the only time that our life paths brought us together. I am happy that I was able to meet her and to see how happy she made my cousin. They looked like they were a very happy and devoted couple. God bless your family during this difficult time.

Sandy Jun 22 2020 12:00 AM