Shari Lynn Riech, 48 of New Berlin, passed away at 1:35pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  She was born on December 30, 1967 in Taylorville, the daughter of Tommy Lee and Shirley Dian (Hendricks) Snow Sr.  She graduated from Taylorville High School in 1986 and attended Brown’s Business College in Springfield.  Shari worked as an administrative assistant in administration/academy for the Illinois State Police.  She loved gardening, animals, shopping, and spending time with her family. 


She is survived by her daughter: Hannah Nicole Riech of New Berlin; companion: Gary Fyke of Decatur, siblings: Tommy Lee (Angela) Snow Jr. of Nokomis, Robert Lee (Robin) Snow of Taylorville, and Stephanie Rena Snow of Nokomis; nieces and nephews: Amanda Snow, Amanda Hernandez, Brandon Snow, Kristal Price, Mikayla Snow, and Madisyn Snow.  She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents: Marjorie & Dwight Hendricks, and nephew: Tyler Snow.


A memorial service will be held at 12pm on Friday, August 26, 2016 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  A visitation will be held from 10am until 12pm in the funeral home.  Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.  McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memories of Shari or condolences to the family may be left online at

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