Teresa Ann Blondo, age 51 of Nixa, met her Lord Jesus face to face on September 28, 2019. Teresa was born June 1, 1968 in Aberdeen, South Dakota to Robert and Donna (Sandquist) Blondo. She graduated from Aberdeen Central High School and Northern State University, both in Aberdeen.
Teresa moved to the Springfield, Missouri area in 1995, following her parents and brother who had moved here two years earlier.
For the next 23 years Teresa worked in health information management, retail sales, office administration, and as a freelance writer. After being saved by Jesus as an adult, Teresa wrote and published a full-length book, "Anchored: Pressing On by Pressing Into the Savior."
Teresa served faithfully in both the hospitality and KidLife ministries at LifePoint Church in Ozark, Missouri, teaching four year old children for many years.
Teresa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Carl and Avis (Mielke) Sandquist and Thomas and Ruth (Bradley) Blondo.
Teresa is survived by her parents, Robert and Donna Blondo of Nixa, Missouri; her brother, Ryan Blondo and wife Joy of Highlandville, Missouri; her sister, Shelly of Olathe, Kansas; three nephews, Jonathan and Nicolas Antle of Olathe, Kansas and Ethan Blondo of Highlandville, Missouri; brother, Vincent Antle of Olathe, Kansas; and her loving, supportive LifePoint Church family. Teresa was well loved by the Lord and many, many, people.
Memorial donations may be made to Least of These in Ozark, Missouri and LifePoint Church Building Fund.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at LifePoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road, Ozark, Missouri, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Lane Harrison officiating.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 immediately before the service in at the church.