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Terri Lynn Apt

September 12, 1962 ~ August 18, 2022 (age 59) 59 Years Old
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Terri Apt Obituary

Terri Lynn (Kroeckel) Apt, age 59 of Stryker, Ohio, passed away at home on Thursday, August 18, 2022.  
Terri was born on September 12, 1962 in Defiance to her parents, Sharon (Ludwig) Kroeckel and Roger Kroeckel. She was a 1981 graduate of Vicenza American High School in Italy. Terri had a big heart and cared for all animals, however she had a special love for dogs, horses, and giraffes. She enjoyed rides on her motorcycle adventures, the spirituality found in nature, and fun-filled family taco nights. She was an extremely resourceful, determined, and clever mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She will be greatly missed.

Terri lives on in her loving partner Michael Kramer, three children, Christopher (Michelle) Johnson, Sean (Jessica) McIntosh, and Nathan Apt; father Roger Kroeckel, as well as seven grandchildren and three siblings; Gail (Paul) Zizelman, Steven (Charissa) Kroeckel, and Jodi (Eric) Lause, along with many beloved nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her mother Sharon Kroeckel.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will follow at 1:00 pm at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Ft. Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at

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August 24, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Memorial Service
August 24, 2022

1:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512


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