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home : obituaries : obituaries Saturday, December 16, 2017

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Arlene R. Schnoor
Arlene R. (Mrs. Herbert) Schnoor, 91,  of DeWitt, died Friday afternoon, Dec. 1, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center-DeWitt.

Arlene Ruth Dierksen was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Dixon to the late Herman and Gertrude Lorber Dierksen. She graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1944.  On Jan. 20, 1946, she married Herbert Schnoor in Davenport.  The couple farmed and raised their family at rural DeWitt.  Arlene was a homemaker all of her life, devoting her life to her family. Herb preceded Arlene in death Oct. 6, 2008.

Arlene enjoyed gardening, puzzles, and doing whatever she could for her family.

Surviving are three children and their spouses, Ken (Connie) Schnoor of Long Grove, Dennis (Janelle) Schnoor of DeWitt and Karen (Jan) Crist of Maquoketa; nine grandchildren, Richard (Kathleen) Schnoor, Michael (Candace) Schnoor, Melissa Schumaker, Adam (Kim) Schnoor, Brian (Charity) Crist, Amy (Nathan) Nissen, Marcus (Lyndsie) Schnoor, Kurt (Chrissy) Crist and Kelli (Josh Brundage) Crist; 27 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Margery Schnoor of Grand Island, Nebraska; and nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the funeral home. Pastor Dianne Prichard officiated, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery in DeWitt.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Richard Schnoor, Michael Schnoor,  Adam Schnoor, Brian Crist, Marcus Schnoor, and Kurt Crist.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at schultzfuneralhomes


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