Jeri was co-ordinator of the Midland County MIGenWeb from 1998 to 2002. She was USGenWeb Census Project Coordinator for KS, MA, NJ, contributor to Iowa and New York, and Donated Resources Coordinator http://www.us-census.org, since the inception of the project. She also designed and maintained the website for the Midland County Genealogical Society, of which she was a contributing member.
Jeri gave willing and freely of her computer expertise. She combined that with her passion for genealogy to bring internet genealogy to those unable to come to the source. Her spirit and willingness to help, as well as her sense of humor will remain with those of us who were privileged to know her. She will be missed.
Fantomess - her screen name, means female phantom.
Obituary from the Midland Daily News December 26, 2003.
Jeri Lynne Shangle, 52, of Lakeland, FL, and
former Midland resident, died Thursday, December 25, 2003 at her home in Florida
from an apparent heart condition. She was born on November 5, 1951 in Midland.
She attended Bullock Creek Schools, graduating from there in 1969. She attended
Central Michigan University graduating from there with a degree in computer
science. She enjoyed her career as a Systems Analyst with the Dow Chemical
Company, yet also enjoyed the past few years of retirement. She enjoyed playing
bridge and belonged to the bridge club. She was a member of Calvary Baptist
Church. She was active in the genealogical society of Michigan and had been
active with the literacy council. These were her interests; her passion was
computers. She truly enjoyed and loved her family and her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her mother and step-father Dolores (Dunham) Shangle Goodrich
and her husband Paul, by two brothers Kirk (Julie) Shangle of Hope, Kris (Lisa)
Shangle of Midland, nieces and nephews Gabe, Nic, Cameron, Bethany, Brian,
Shannon (Christian) Walter, by her grandfather, Jesse Dunham of Midland, by one
step-brother Jon (Brenda) Goodrich of Shelbyville, Tennessee, one step-sister
Denise Cole of Grayling, step-nieces and nephews, Jeff, Andy, Cheri, and Brandy,
special friends Marie and Marilyn Fogelsinger. Jeri was predeceased by her
father, Lyle Shangle; one brother Rick, grandparents, Harold and Helen Shangle
and Elizabeth Dunham.
Burial in the Midland Cemetery, 3220 Orchard, Midland, Michigan 48640
Donna Hoff-Grambau - 2004
and the members of the Michigan MIGenWeb