Helen Josephine Schneeberger, Evansville, WI (1915 - 2012)
November 7, 1915 - November 5, 2012
Helen Josephine Schneeberger, age 96, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at home. She was born on Nov. 7, 1915, on the farm in Green County, the daughter of Albert and Lena (Machler) Elmer, Sr. Helen married Hans Schneeberger, Sr. on March 19, 1936, in Freeport, IL, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1997. She was a member of the Cooksville Lutheran Church, and enjoyed quilting for several years. She liked to watch the wildlife on the farm, especially the birds. She was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and was able to watch the Packers beat the Arizona Cardinals with her family, celebrating her up coming birthday. Helen was a hard working farm wife and devoted her life to raising her family with her strong personality and faith. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Helen is survived by her children: Don (Joan) Schneeberger of Blue Mounds, Ginny (Willard) Schuld of Hixton, Mel (Jane) Schneeberger of Evansville, Elaine (Paul) Anderson of Stone Lake, Hans (Mary) Schneeberger, Jr. of Oregon, Delbert (Nancy) Schneeberger of Cambridge, Randel (Joey) Schneeberger of Monroe, and Timothy (Shirley) Schneeberger of Postville; eleven grand children; nine great-grandchildren, with one on the way; a sister, Kathryn Jorenby; a brother, Walter (Jean) Elmer; several nieces and nephews; and a close family friend, Robert (Sherri) Haakenson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; Infant daughter; three infant grandsons; two sisters, Bertha Wells and Rose Gempler; and a brother, Albert Elmer, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the COOKSVILLE LUTHERAN CHURCH, Porter Township, with Reverend Katya Ouchakof officiating. Burial will take place in Hillcrest Cemetery Albany, WI. A visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the WARD FUNERAL HOME, Evansville, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the CHURCH.
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