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Terri Jo Sautter

April 21, 1958 — March 29, 2017

Terri Jo Sautter, 58, of Grand Island, NE passed away peacefully March 29, 2017 at her home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, April 3, 2017 at St. Pauls Lutheran Church with the Pastor Bill Pavuk officiating. Interment will be at Mt.HopeCemetery in Scotia, NE.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday, April 2, 2017, and continue one hour prior to service times. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.

Terri was born on April 21, 1958 at Kearney, NE to Ronald D. and Avonne M. (Beck) York. As a child she lived in Kearney, Gothenburg, Scotia and Grand Island, NE.

Terri was passionate about education. She graduated from Grand Island Senior High School, and went on to receive her Associates Degree in Human Service and Para Educator Certificate from Central Community College, Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Masters Degree in Human Service Individual & Community Counseling from Bellevue University.

She was united in marriage to her best friend Dennis James Sautter on September 25, 1981 at Aurora, NE and the couple welcomed a son Darrick James and daughter Daniell Jo to the family. The family later settled in Grand Island, NE where she was employed by Nebraska Workforce Development Department of Labor (Vocational Rehabilitation). She also lived in Kearney, NE and was previously employed by Workforce Development of Nebraska formally Job Training of Greater Nebraska.

In 2014, Terri became the proud Mamma of granddaughter Susie, who was immediately the apple of her eye. Terris life was spent happily serving others. She enjoyed working with individuals with disabilities and she provided in home care and support services for a number of years. Some of her greatest joys were; her family, picking up gifts for her granddaughter, feeding the squirrels, and attending NASCAR with her husband. Terri was a member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church and Odd Fellows & Rebekahs lodge.

Survivors include husband Dennis Sautter, son Darrick and Amy (White-Hamilton) Sautter, daughter Daniell (Sautter) Garlick, granddaughter Susannah Quinn Garlick, father Ronald York and mother-in-law Faith Sautter, sisters and brothers Jeri and Richard Binger, Michael and Patricia York, Ronda and Paul Wagner, and many nieces and nephews, and her spoiled cats Sponge Bob, Zweeble, and Aqua.

She was preceded in death by mother Avonne York, father-in-law Gilbert Sautter, grandparents Francis & Dennis York, Edward & Mabel Beck and her beloved cat Missy.

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