Henrietta M. Schnell, 90, Celestine

Schnell, HenriettaHenrietta M. Schnell, 90, of Celestine, died Sunday (January 29) at Northwood Retirement Center in Jasper. She was born in St. Henry July 15, 1926, to Eberhard and Catherine
(Helming) Auffart.  She married Arthur Schnell January 12, 1952, at St. Ferdinand
Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died December 24, 2016.

Henrietta was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Isidore Parish – Celestine Campus and enjoyed playing cards, country music, and playing the harmonica.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Voegerl and husband Randy and Shirley Hagedorn and husband Linis, all of Celestine; one son, Allen E. Schnell and wife Sheryl, Dubois; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Leona Garr, two sisters who died in infancy, Verena and Elnora, two brothers, Hilbert and Victor Auffart, and one brother who died in infancy, Robert Auffart.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Celestine Church in Celestine. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine Church or to a favorite charity. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Celestine Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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