Obituary: Shirley Schneider


A funeral service for Shirley Joyce Schneider, 89, of Davenport, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Davenport. Visitation was one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, assisted the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Schneider died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

Shirley Gamber was born Feb. 28, 1930, in Davenport, the daughter of Frank and Lydia (Westphal) Gamber.

She married Bernhart Ketelson in 1950. He died in 1983. She later married Robert Schneider in 1991. He died in 2017.

She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Her hobbies were watching baseball and traveling.

Survivors include her son-in-law, Robert Schwan; her grandchildren, Robert (Myonggu) Schwan, Jennifer (Scott) Labath, and Gretchen (John) Tecklenburg; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Candice Schwan; a sister, Mildred Anderson; and a brother-in-law, Sherwood Anderson.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.

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