OBITUARY

Shannon Marie Dye

June 4, 1984May 12, 2018
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Shannon Marie Dye, 33, of Columbia, Mo., went to meet her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at University Hospital, surrounded by her family.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70W, in Columbia, Mo. An additional visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with a funeral mass following at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 18 at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church 1720 College Avenue, in Quincy, Il.

Shannon was born on June 4, 1984 in Quincy, Il. The daughter of Timothy M. Leahy, Sr. and Michele (Winters) Alger. She was married on September 1, 2007 at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church in Quincy, Il. , to the love of her life, Brandon T. Dye, who survives.

A 2003 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School and received her Associates in Arts Degree from John Wood Community College, both in Quincy, Il.

Shannon loved life and lived each day to the fullest. She loved adventures and spending time with her family and friends. With a beautiful smile, Shannon would light up a room, she never met a stranger and loved surprising people with special little gifts. She enjoyed hanging out with her dogs, gardening, crocheting, following the Missouri Tigers and The Pittsburgh Steelers. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her.

Besides her husband of 11 years, Shannon is survived by: her mother, Michele Alger of Bloomington, Il.; Her step-father, Larry Alger of Quincy, Il.; maternal grandparents Robert and Patricia Winters of Quincy, Il.; Father-in-Law, Brad (Karen) Dye of St. Louis, Mo. ; Mother-in-Law, Debra Dye of Quincy, Il.; sisters, Carrie (Steven) Robinson and Jennie (Michael) Acres and brother, Timothy M. Leahy Jr. of LaGrange, Mo. Four Brother-in-Laws, Matt(Kourtney) Dye of Columbia, Mo., Michael (Kristin) Metzger of Jefferson City, Mo., D.J. (Dianna) Pittman of St. Peters, Mo. and Joshua Dye of Quincy, Il. Numerous nieces and nephews, as well as, aunts, uncles and cousins, and her beloved beagle, Archer.

Shannon is preceded in death by her father, Timothy M. Leahy Sr. and her paternal grandparents.

In lieu of flowers ,the family requests, memorials be made to The Triple Ribbon Project 503 E. Nifong #227, Columbia, Mo. 65201 to the Shannon Dye Memorial Fund to assist other women fighting Triple Negative Breast Cancer.

The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at The Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, for the wonderful care and compassion extended to Brandon and Shannon throughout this difficult journey, as well as, all those who helped by hosting benefits.

  • FAMILY

  • Besides her husband of 11 years, Brandon, Shannon is survived by: her mother, Michele Alger of Bloomington, Il.; Her step-father, Larry Alger of Quincy, Il.; maternal grandparents Robert and Patricia Winters of Quincy, Il.; Father-in-Law, Brad (Karen) Dye of St. Louis, Mo. ; Mother-in-Law, Debra Dye of Quincy, Il.; sisters, Carrie (Steven) Robinson and Jennie (Michael) Acres and brother, Timothy M. Leahy Jr. of LaGrange, Mo. Four Brother-in-Laws, Matt(Kourtney) Dye of Columbia, Mo., Michael (Kristin) Metzger of Jefferson City, Mo., D.J. (Dianna) Pittman of St. Peters, Mo. and Joshua Dye of Quincy, Il. Numerous nieces and nephews, as well as, aunts, uncles and cousins, and her beloved beagle, Archer.
  • DONATIONS

  • The Triple Ribbon Project, Shannon Dye Memorial Fund

Services

  • Celebration of Life Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 18, 2018
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Michael Smart

June 29, 2018

Michele, Even though I didn't know Shannon personally before her service, I felt I knew her personality before I left. She sounds like a wonderful person a woman much like her mother.
Michele if you would like to contact me please email , call or text. I would love to here from you.
Love and blessings,
Michael Smart
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Mike and Nancy Winters

May 18, 2018

We remember how joyous and precious Shannon always was... Prayers with all during this time, much love💕

Jayme Pfaff

May 15, 2018

I am truly sorry to hear of Shannon's passing. I know I haven't seen her in almost five years but I remember her fondly from our years at QND . She had a great spirit and was so kind to everyone. I will also remember her for her strength through her battle with cancer. She is a fighter and a true inspiration to others. I can only hope that I can have a fraction of the determination and positive attitude Shannon did in my life. Hugs to Brandon and their families.

Laura Rheinecker

May 15, 2018

Shannon had a smile that lit up a room. She always knew how to make you smile. You could always feel the love between her and Brandon. My prayers go out to Brandon and all of Shannon's family and close friends.

Shivangi Chawla

May 14, 2018

Prayers to you & family !!! I still cannot believe it. It was fun and a grt journey working with you. Atleast there is no more pain & suffering. May Your Soul RIP.

Uncle Tommy Ennis

May 12, 2018

Brandon & family please know that I will always cherish Shannon's smile & wonderful personality. She always made me feel welcomed. Her pain & suffering is over & is at peace with our Lord Jesus Christ.

Love Uncle Tommy

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