Carrie E. Schifferdecker, 40, of Fairview Heights, formerly of Trenton, died Monday, March 11, 2019 at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon.

She was born September 3, 1978 in St. Louis, daughter of David and Judy Stepp, nee Saums, and they survive in Trenton.

She is also survived by her daughters, Savannah E. and Jaidyn B. Schifferdecker; a brother, Curt (Paula, nee Schomaker) Stepp of Auburn, Washington; nieces and nephews Carter, Madelyn, Cooper, and Elizabeth Stepp; and special friend Glen Lammers of Breese.

Carrie was preceded in death by her sister, Amy Elaine Stepp; and grandparents John and Ermel Saums, nee Christy, and Leon and Helen Stepp, nee Poe.

Mrs. Stepp graduated from McKendree University with a degree in Elementary Education and was a pre-school teacher at Marie Schaefer Elementary School in O’Fallon. She attended Christ Church in Fairview Heights.

Carrie absolutely adored her two daughters and loved spending time with her entire family. She also enjoyed running and was an animal lover.

The funeral will be Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11 a. m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton, Pastor Daren Carstens and Pastor Cederic Irby officiating. Interment follows in Trenton Cemetery.

Friends may call Saturday from 9 to 11 a. m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, plants, and other gifts, memorials to Savannah’s and Jaidyn’s education fund (please make checks payable to Judy Stepp) will be received through Moss Funeral Home, 105 S. Main St., Trenton, IL 62293. Condolences to