Stefni Seton Schwappach, 82 of Gillespie, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at 6:52 p.m. She was born on December 23, 1938, in San Diego, CA to Winton S. Hancock and Leslie Faye (Hite) Hancock.
She married John Arthur Schwappach. He preceded her in death on April 11, 2011. She was a homemaker. Stefni was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gillespie, former member of the First United Baptist Church of Staunton, and a former member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Schwappach of Gillespie; daughter in law, Anita Schwappach of Mattoon; grandchildren, Paul (Bethany) Schwappach, John Schwappach, Heidi (R.J.) Johnson, and Heather (Justin) McCollum; great-grandchildren, Kieyerra, Obadiah, Avery; brother, Tony (Karen) Hancock of Encinitas, CA; and sister, Leslie (Mike) Burner of Carlsbad, CA.
Stefni was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; and twin sons, Mark and Clark Schwappach.
A memorial visitation will be on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Trinity Baptist Church, Gillespie from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. Graveside services will be on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO at 10:30 a.m.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.