ForeverMissed
This memorial was created by Heather, Terri's daughter, in memory of our Mother, Grandma, Wife, Sister, Aunt & Friend. Terri was 60 years old, the angels took her away on August 31, 2020. She fought strong a long battle with metastatic breast cancer to the end. She was a true Warrior in her life, facing many battles. We will remember her strength, her generous heart and her beautiful smile forever!
Posted by MaryAnn DePuy on January 17, 2021
I was blessed to have known and work with Terri at Coldwater Creek. We stayed in touch over the years and I’m very grateful we were friends. She was such a sweet and kind person. I heard a lot about Holly whom she loved so dearly. I’m saddened that she has left far to early and left everyone with a broken heart!
Posted by Lara Baldwin on January 16, 2021
I have only fond memories of my Aunt Terri's bright, warm smile and kind, gentle heart. I will miss her sweet voice and joyful presence in my life. Sending all my love to Uncle Carl, Heather, Ryan, Kyran, and Holly. xox
Posted by Leezel Martin on January 15, 2021
I am so saddened to hear of Terri's passing. I used to see her name on Volunteer sheets when I would volunteer at Holly's school. I finally got a chance to meet her at a craft event at Holly's school. We got to talking. Even though I had only known her, honestly for that day, it didn't take long for me to warm up to her. I looked forward to the time I would see her, and her husband Carl again. That was in December of 2019, the first and only time I met her. It is unfortunate that she was taken so soon, but she is in a place free of pain. May God watch over her family.
Posted by Heather Reeves on January 14, 2021
Dear Mom, I think of you everyday and I cry wishing I could have saved you and healed your pain. You were my first love, You made me and I am so much a part of you...I look like you, think as you did and have many personality traits as you! Though we had some differences, as Mothers daughters do, we both loved each other endlessly and were always there to support each other in time of need. My earliest memories are of being with just you, while Dad was at work, and us going to McDonald's after you picked me up from daycare. You were the first person to hold Holly after she was born and were there for my entire exhausting 24 hour labor. Holly adored you from the day she was born and you two were inseparable as a Grandma and granddaughter should be. We talk about you as you are watching over us as Holly's "Guardian Angel". Holly cried when she realized, after you had gone, that you cant take your phone to heaven so she can't talk to you anymore. But we read books about an attached string that keeps us together, never apart and how you see her everyday from heaven above. One thing I know for sure is you are free from pain and suffering and are with Jesus in Heaven, with Grandma and Papa Rhodes. Until we see you again, we all hold you tight!! Love you always Mom!

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Posted by MaryAnn DePuy on January 17, 2021
I was blessed to have known and work with Terri at Coldwater Creek. We stayed in touch over the years and I’m very grateful we were friends. She was such a sweet and kind person. I heard a lot about Holly whom she loved so dearly. I’m saddened that she has left far to early and left everyone with a broken heart!
Posted by Lara Baldwin on January 16, 2021
I have only fond memories of my Aunt Terri's bright, warm smile and kind, gentle heart. I will miss her sweet voice and joyful presence in my life. Sending all my love to Uncle Carl, Heather, Ryan, Kyran, and Holly. xox
Posted by Leezel Martin on January 15, 2021
I am so saddened to hear of Terri's passing. I used to see her name on Volunteer sheets when I would volunteer at Holly's school. I finally got a chance to meet her at a craft event at Holly's school. We got to talking. Even though I had only known her, honestly for that day, it didn't take long for me to warm up to her. I looked forward to the time I would see her, and her husband Carl again. That was in December of 2019, the first and only time I met her. It is unfortunate that she was taken so soon, but she is in a place free of pain. May God watch over her family.
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The Love of My Life

Shared by Carl Lofthouse on January 17, 2021
When Terri and I met the summer of 1975, I knew then that I was, and still am head over heels in Love with Terri. I was a Wildland firefighter with long blonde hair to my shoulders.  Yes, Forest Service firefighters use to, and some still do have longer hair than their counterpart firefighters!  Some of you remember, and have seen those photos... 
When Terri was diagnosed three years ago, October 2017 with Breast cancer, she told me then, that this was going to end badly.  Some of you may know Terri was very intuitive, to the point when she had a dream, or feeling, she was usually right!  I learned to never discount those feelings and beliefs she had.  This time though, I was disbelieving and fighting the thought she was right again. I was in denial, and said many times, you are wrong this time Baby!  We now know she was right again... damn it.  We did all we could to help and make life as comfortable for Terri as possible... and I/We are grateful for the time We had with her! 
I only wish we could have done more and save her...
I will be the First to say, I am not happy, actually very angry losing my Soul Mate, Best Friend and Wife!!!  Soo many of you are painfully missing her as well, and she knows that from her new Heavenly address. 
Terri's copius Love for All of you is precious and heartfelt... From my family; Heather, Ryan, Kyran, Holly and myself, We Thank you for taking the time to write those happy, funny and joyous memories with our Dear and Beloved Terri.  This website is the next best thing to physically being there!  Damn pandemic...  
Heather is doing a Great job with this wonderful website she started for all of us to share our thoughts and memories... Terri's sisters, my family, brothers, nieces, nephews, and dear friends... please join us in Celebrating Terri !!!    
God Bless, Be Well during these very difficult times! 
Soo many have experienced the pain and loneliness of losing a dear one this past year, and we are not the only ones!  Take Care! 
Love Carl, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, Uncle and friend.  
Shared by Heather Reeves on January 15, 2021
One of my happiest times, more recently with my Mom was when she asked me to take a holiday baking class together at Sur La Table. We learned how to prepare and make homemade pumpkin and apple lattice pies to take home and bake. And damn were those the best pies we've ever had. And I dont even like pie, haha. One of funnest days we had learning proper techniques and the right ingredients and butter to use. We got free red and white pie dishes at the end of the class and spent the day shopping the downtown stores in La Jolla that day, while Papa watched Holly! Happy times, I'll always remember!