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Terra Marie Welch-Reents
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Terra Marie Welch-Reents

Terra Marie Welch-Reents, 38, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born May 15, 1979 in Hamburg, IA to Anthony Welch and Tamara (Headley) O’Neil.
Terra graduated from Shenandoah High School and attended Iowa Western Community College and Missouri Western State University, pursuing a degree in Psychology.
She enjoyed many things including art, crafts, painting, baking, and spending time with her five children and her life partner, Skyler.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond and Naomi Headley; grandfather, Gary Hiser; several aunts and uncles.
Survivors include her life partner, Skyler Jones; children, Taylor Exie Reents, Taryn Naomi Reents, Teigha Jami Reents, Shayn Marie Jones, Samson Aaron Jones; mother, Tammy O’Neil (Frank), father, Anthony Welch; stepmother, Leslie Welch; stepfather, Jeff Hiser; mother-in-love, Fredreckia Johnson; siblings, Jared Hiser (Rita Laughlin), Anthony Welch Jr. (Justina), Andrew Welch, Heidi Christie (Mike), Jason O’Neil (Shelby), Jaime O’Neil, Josh O’Neil (Kalli Beemer); brother-in-love, Shawn Farquhar (Mariah); grandparents, Sam and Judy Welch; grandmother, Sharon Hiser; uncles, Rocky Welch (Tyco), Tracy Headley (Debbie), and Kent Hiser (Sherri); and several cousins, extended family and friends.
Farewell Services 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Word of Life Church. The family will gather with friends 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to Terra Welch-Reents Children’s Fund c/o Nodaway Valley Bank or to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. To donate online, please visit Terra’s Tribute Page at and select Donate Now.

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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Word Of Life Church

3902 NE Riverside Road
St. Joseph, Missouri 64505

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


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