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Rose M. Schneider

Rose M. Schneider

Rose Marie Schneider, age 80, of Mitchell, SD died Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial at the American Legion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at the Will Funeral Chapel with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 PM.

Rose Marie Schroeder, daughter of Henry and Minnie (Steichen) Schroeder, was born January 11, 1934 in Mitchell, SD. She grew up in Plankinton, SD and graduated from Plankinton High School. Rose then attended State Teachers College in Springfield, SD, where she earned her teaching certificate. She taught in a one room school house near Tripp, SD.

Rose was united in marriage with Melvin Schneider on August 23, 1954 at St. Johns Catholic Church in Plankinton, SD. The couple made their home in Mitchell. Rose worked as a secretary at Musick and Associates and Folkerts Realty.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Rose enjoyed bowling, playing bridge and visiting with friends.

Grateful for having shared her life are her two daughters, Theresa Eixenberger, Safety Harbor, FL, Peggy Schneider, Rochester, MN; two grandchildren, Christopher (Kimberly) Eixenberger, Bozeman, MT and Melissa Eixenberger, Safety Harbor, FL; a sister, Margaret "Babe" (Jim) Boyd, Jamestown, ND; two brothers-in-law, Carl Weber, Indianapolis, IN, Jerry Scherer, Billings, MT; a sister-in-law, Elma Schroeder, Plankinton, SD.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin on February 27, 1995; four preterm sons; siblings, Francis Schroeder, Marybelle Weber, John Schroeder and Kay Scherer.