Class of 1945
Christina Anastacia (Schieffer) Schneider
January 22, 1927 – January 22, 2017
Christina A. Schneider, 90, of Salina, died January 22, 2017 at Mt. Joseph Sr. Village in Concordia. She was born January 22, 1927 in Perry, Oklahoma the daughter of Christian J. and Anna May (Neuerberg) Schieffer. She married Charles A. Schneider on July 20, 1949.
She is survived by her children, Richard (Janet) Schneider of Hutchinson, Tim (Barb) Schneider of Hillsboro, Don (Dee) Schneider, Phil (Pam) Schneider, Rodger Schneider and Neil Schneider, all of Salina, Rosie (Donnie) Kirkham of Washington and Marjorie (George) Pretz of Osawatomie; 33 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Teresa Ann Rogers of Roseburg, OR.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her son Charley Schneider; brothers, Paul Schieffer and Walt Schieffer; and sisters, Marie Soulek Ewy, Edie Cruse, Lillie Kukuk and Audrey Kukuk.
Chris graduated from Perry High School in Perry, Oklahoma in 1945. She became a registered nurse and worked at St. John’s and Asbury Hospital. In her spare time, she loved sewing and was an avid reader. She was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral parish, Ladies Guild and enjoyed singing in the Bishop’s Choir. She was also active in EHU and was a long time 4-H leader.
Visitation will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, at Ryan Mortuary, family will be present from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 28, at Sacred Heart Cathedral with Fr. Robert Schneider and Fr. Don Zimmerman as celebrants. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Meadowlark Hospice or Sacred Heart Cathedral and are in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth Street, Salina, Kansas 67401.