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Eileen M. Schneider, 68, Goshen, died at 9:28 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Goshen Hospital.
She was born Jan. 16, 1949, in Decatur, to Clarence and Mary (Bowers) Trabel.
On April 16, 1977, she married Kenneth D. Schneider. He died Nov. 3, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Sarah (Jon) Payne, Middlebury; son, James (Cristina) Schneider, Celebration, Florida; three grandchildren; three siblings, Marilyn Trabel, Fort Wayne, Eugene (Mary Jo) Trabel and Ronald (Rebecca) Trabel, both of Monroeville.
Preceding her in death are her parents and husband, Kenneth.
Eileen retired in 2010 from Interra Credit Union and was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen. She loved her grandchildren, cooking, Chicago Blackhawks hockey, word searches and horse racing.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, with a 5 p.m. Rosary service, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen.
A Funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 417 S. Main St., Goshen. Father Bob Van Kempen will officiate.
Burial will take place in Catholic Cemetery, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or American Diabetes Association and mailed to 311 S. Main St., Goshen, IN 46526.
Online condolences may be shared at www.rrefh.com
Published on January 12, 2018
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