Rosemary Schneider, 87, Jasper

Rosemary SchneiderRosemary Schneider, 87, of Jasper, died Wednesday (August 3) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born in Jasper May 27, 1929, to Edward and Rose (Evans) Merder. She married Eugene Schneider November 27, 1947, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. He died September 27, 1997.

Rosemary was a homemaker and worked at Jasper Seating. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church and was a past member of the St. Anne’s Society. She enjoyed painting, playing bingo, playing Scrabble, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Deborah Fleck and husband, Michael, Huntingburg; one son, Tim Schneider and wife Teresa, Huntingburg; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by daughters, Gail Holt and Cynthia Schneider, one grandson, Cody Holt, two brothers, Marvin and Wilfred Merder, and one sister, Harriett Benkert.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a favorite charity. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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