MARY ALICE SCHNEIDER
|Yankton Press & Dakotan, |
Yankton, South Dakota,
14 June 1947, p. 4, col. 5.
She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1877, to Louis Schneider who had homesteaded a mile from her parents’ home. They lived on this farm, with the exception of the two years spent in Yankton, until 1899 when they moved to a farm near Utica, residing there till 1914 when they retired, building the home in which she lifed until her death June 5, 1947, nine days before her 88th birthd. [sic]
Mrs. Schneider had been in failing health since falling and fracturing her hip over four years ago. Preceding her in death were her husband, Louis Schneider, 13 years ago, a son Edward, in May 1946 and a son Joseph, who died in infancy. Surviving are two daughters and three sons, Mrs. Alice Lanctot, Yankton; Mrs. R. J. Tester, (Margaret) Sioux City, Ia.; Robert of Minneapolis, Minn.; Martin of Beresford; and Charles of Casper, Wyo., who was unable to be present for the funeral, also one brother, Peter McDonald of Sturgis. Twenty-three grand-children and one great, great grand-child also survive.
The following out of town relatives and friends attended the funeral services held June 9, from Sacred Heart church with burial in Yankton cemetery: Peter McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Limbo and son Wesley, and Mrs. Emma Lettau, Sturgis; Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Schneider and daughter Mary, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Lee Rardin and son Glen, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. O. B. Thompson, Sioux Falls; Mrs. Hannah Lucid, Mitchell; Mr. and Mrs. Ira Beecher, Mrs. Frank Gunn, and daughter, Marguerite, Scotland; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schneider, Mrs. Frank Balvin, Mrs. Henry Marek, Tyndall; Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Tester and Mrs. Frank Skidmore, Sioux City, Ia., Martin Schneider, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Klasi, Mrs. Eileen Frank and son Carlyle, of Beresford; and Sgt. And Mrs. Thos. Rogers of Ft. Dix, New Jersey.
Pallbearers were Clarence Courtney, Joe Adrian, Francis Bride, Lewis Tackle, Ray Vogus, and Wm. Cummingham.
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