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 Lila Grace <I>Sheetz</I> Schneider

Lila Grace Sheetz Schneider

Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 20 Mar 2010 (aged 99)
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 50450524 · View Source
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Daughter of Vernon Chancey Sheetz and Elsie Stuart (Paley) Sheetz. Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Lila was a local genealogist and family history enthusiast and researcher for many years in the Freeport/Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa area. Her family were among the first settlers of Freeport, Iowa.

Obituary excerpts:

"Lila Grace Schneider (October 5, 1910 - March 20, 2010)

The Lord has called our Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother to come to his home on March 20, 2010 from the Aase Haugen Home at the age of 99 years, five months and 15 days.

Lila Grace Schneider was born October 5, 1910, the daughter of Vernon C. and Elsie (Palley) Sheetz.

Lila's wishes were to be cremated and her family will have a private memorial service at the Freeport Church and Cemetery at a later date.

Lila is survived by a son, two daughters, nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be directed to the Freeport Church and Cemetery, Lila Schneider Memorial, 2526 173rd Avenue, Decorah, Iowa 52101 or Winneshiek County Historical Society or Decorah Genealogy Library, Lila Schneider Memorial, 202 Winnebago Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101."

(Please note: Photo of Lila's headstone courtesty of Bill Waters.)

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  • Added: 30 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50450524
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lila Grace Sheetz Schneider (5 Oct 1910–20 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50450524, citing Freeport Cemetery, Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Calcat (contributor 47061806) .