Toni Rhae Schardan Skipper Jackson, 62, of Thornton, Colo., born on April 5, 1953, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016, at St. Anthony's North Hospital in Westminster, Colo.
Toni was a Class of 1971 graduate of Collinsville High School. She was a retired office clerk - Benefits Office Local 74, Bridgeton, Mo. Her retirement years were spent intently loving (spoiling) her grandchildren. She was a member of North Metro Church, Thornton, Colo. She will be missed tremendously, but her legacy of love will bless her family and close friends for generations.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles David and Dolly Alice, nee Decker, Schardan, Sr.; brothers, Thomas David Schardan and Charles David Schardan, Jr.; a brother-in-law, Tim Schmidt; and a husband, Louis (Toby) Skipper.
Surviving are her husband, Terrence R. Jackson, whom she married on May 22, 1971, and Nov. 27, 2010; a daughter, Christina Marie (Patrick) Tetrick; five grandchildren, Dakota Minks, Parker, Peyton, Camden, and Christian Tetrick; a brother, Michael B. Schardan of Collinsville, Ill.; a sister, Terri L. Schmidt of Granite City, Ill.; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Schardan of Troy, Ill.
Memorials may be made to Bluffview Baptist Church, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Bluffview Baptist Church, 2052 N. Bluff, Collinsville, Ill., with Rev. Roger Wright officiating.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 11, 2016