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Myrtle Schneider

October 27, 1924 — May 30, 2017

Myrtle H. Schneider, 92, Detroit Lakes, MN, died Tuesday, May 30 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Funeral Services for Myrtle will be held Saturday, June 3 at 11AM in Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be held Friday, June 2 at David Donehower Funeral Home from 5pm-7pm with a 7pm Prayer Service. Visitation will also continue Saturday at the church one hour prior to services. Myrtle Helen Miller was born October 27, 1924 in New Ulm, MN to Jacob and Sophie (Lorenz) Miller. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Ulm. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran School for the first eight years, and then attended New Ulm High School graduating in 1942. On January 28, 1944 Myrtle was united in marriage to Richard C. Schneider when Richard was home on furlough. They moved to Seattle, WA where Richard was stationed during WWII. They moved back to New Ulm in 1946. In March of 1946, Richard and Myrtle made Detroit Lakes their home. From 1965-1990, Myrtle worked at Rossman Elementary School. She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church serving on the library committee, was a member of the LWML, Mary Guild and volunteered her time with the quilters and newsletter group. Myrtle also volunteered her time at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Hospital along with Oak Crossing sewing walker bags for the therapy department. During her stay at Winchester, Myrtle made many friends throughout the years. She enjoyed playing cards, coloring, and taking painting lessons.

Myrtle is survived by two sons: Richard (Mary) Schneider of San Diego, CA, and David (Janine) Schneider of Detroit Lakes, MN, one daughter: Julie (Mark) Glawe of Detroit Lakes, MN and one daughter-in-law: Pat Schneider of New Ulm, MN. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Eric (Yvette) Schneider, Heidi (Satti) Brar, Rick (Gina) Schneider, Adam (Toby Collodora) Schneider, Blaine ( Katelyn Kaysen) Schneider, Marja (Dan) Sowers, Amy Schneider, Emily Schneider, Daniel Glawe and Ashley Glawe along with 9 great-grandchildren and one on the way. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard (1977), one son: Mark Schneider (2014), three brothers: Walter Miller, Clarence Miller, Ray Miller, and five sisters: Elsie Ries, Alice Hanson, Erma Melick, Viola Wandersee and Lorraine Estrem.

Funeral Home: David Donehower Funeral Home 609 Hwy 10 East Detroit Lakes, MN US 56501

Previous Events

Visitation
Friday, June 2, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

609 Hwy 10 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

With a prayer service at 7:00 PM.

Service
Saturday, June 3, 2017
11:00 AM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

609 Hwy 10 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

cemetery
Saturday, June 3, 2017
12:00 PM
Oak Grove Cemetery

609 Hwy 10 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


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