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Antje C. Rhodes

Antje C. Rhodes, 73 of Palmer passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on October 29, 1943 in Wurzburg, Germany, the Daughter of Alois and Gertrude (Klemm) Duerr. She married Jerry Merle Rhodes on February 4, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2014. She worked as a homemaker.

Surviving are her Daughter: Deborah (Kenneth) Gatton of Taylorville, IL; Sons: Curt (Katrina) Rhodes of Taylorville, IL; Joe (Sherry) Rhodes of Delavan, WI; Emilio Rodreguez of Delevan, WI; Grandchildren: Kristy Miller of New Holland, IL; Brandon (Marie) Gatton of Taylorville, IL; Justin Gatton of Taylorville, IL; Ryan (Brooke) Gatton of California; Josh (Bree) Gatton of Texas; Zachary (Fiancé Megan) Rhodes of Taylorville, IL; Kassandra Rhodes of Taylorville, IL; Great-Granddaughter: Liyah Carter of New Holland, IL; Sister: Helga Schneider of California; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Sister: Ruth Schneider, Brother Claus Duerr, Grandson: Kyle Gatton.

Graveside inurnment will be held at a later date at Fraley Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Morrisonville Ambulance Service or to St. Johns Hospice Care 800 E. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62769

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Debbie and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I just saw it in the paper. Praying for you all at this difficult time

Tina Bramnan Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

Debbie & Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I just got around to reading a couple of papers and saw that your mom had passed away. I pray that God will wrap His arms around you and comfort you during this difficult time .

Tina Brannan Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Antje Rhodes

CathyJohnson, Jeremy Kidd and Robyn Kidd Mar 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Antje Rhodes

Bill and Noelle Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM

Debbie and family, So sorry for your loss. She was a sweet one. Our comfort can come from knowing your parents are together again; now it's forever. All our love.

Bill and Noelle Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM

Debbie& family,
So very sorry for your loss!

Linda Kane Mar 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Antje Rhodes

Bill and Elaine DeWerff Mar 16 2017 12:00 AM

Debbie, I am so sorry to hear about Ann.. you know how much I loved her. She was a great woman and a wonderful friend.

Lori Scott Mar 15 2017 12:00 AM