The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

by Shana Jackson, The Quill

Meet your neighbor Jeni Richardson of La Harpe.

Jeni was born Aug 25 1976 in Carthage.

She was raised in Lomax and attended Dallas City schools, graduating from high school in 1994.

Her parents are Kathy and the late Roger Bousman of Lomax and Tim Schaefer of Burlington Iowa.

Her dad, Tim, is retired from JI case in Burlington, Iowa.

Jeni has one brother, Eric Schaefer, who passed away in 2006.

Her grandparents are Ed and Katerine Symmonds of Dallas City, Karl and Marietta Schaefer of Lomax, and Joyce Bousman of Clinton, Iowa.

Jeni and her husband Brad were married on August 5, 1995 and moved to La Harpe. They are the parents of 3 children, Carissa, 13, Brock, 9, and Max, 6.

She enjoys attending all her children's sporting events and anything else they are involved in.

Jeni is a stay-at-home mom and is a Substitute Teacher for the La Harpe School District.

She enjoys taking vacations, and going to the Cardinals baseball games.

Jeni is an active member of the Union Church of La Harpe where she is the Junior High Sunday school teacher.

She is also a member of the La Harpe Eagle Booster Club.