Terry Webster, 69


Jan. 30, 1948 —
March 25, 2017
Independence -  In the presence of family, Terry Joseph Webster, age 69, of Independence, Iowa passed away in his sleep on March 25, 2017.  
A time of gathering will be held on March 31, 2017 at the First Baptist Church,  2nd Street SE, Independence. Family will be welcoming friends and family at 10 a.m., followed by a small ceremony at 11:30 a.m. and a luncheon.   
A celebration of Terry’s life will be held on March 31, 2017 at 5 p.m. at Wolfey’s Wapsi Outback, Quasqueton, Iowa. Like in life as in death, he did it his way.
Condolences and tributes can be shared on the Reiff Funeral Home website at www.reifffuneralhome.com. 
Terry was born on Jan. 30, 1948 to Robert and Tillie Webster in Cresco, Iowa. On Jan. 31, 1992, he married Wendy Sullivan in St Louis, Mo.  He enjoyed his family, friends and his animals. 
He is survived by his wife, Wendy; six children, Stormy Webster of Chandler, Ariz., Rita Paxton of Mesa, Ariz., Scott Webster of Gilbert, Ariz.,  Robert Webster, of Independence, Jason Webster of Quasqueton and Shannon Sullivan of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 16 grandchildren, Jacob and Elizabeth (Stormy), Hannah and Emily (Rita), Harrison, Lawrence, McKenzie, Scott Jr.  and Chloe (Scott), Ryan, Tyler and Kylee (Robert), Ethan, Maya and Colton (Jason), Caleb (Shannon); two sisters, Mary Luke of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and  Liz Miller (Ron) of Independence; a brother, Don Webster of Elgin, Iowa; and sister-in-law, Sherry Webster of Palo, Iowa; as well as many nieces and nephews. 
Terry is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Robert, Tommy and Gary; brother-in law, Jack (Mary); and many loved and cherished friends; in addition to 12 white-tailed deer, 11 ferrets, 10 porcupine, nine fainting goats, eight skunks, seven peacocks, six Sicilian donkeys, five prairie dogs, four hedgehogs, three big-horned rams, two bobcats and a potbellied pig named Zelda.

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