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Sunday March 21st, 2010
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Elizabeth  Schnabel

Rev. Gregory Way
Organist ~ Ruby Dewald
Congregational Hymns
“Amazing Grace”
“How Great Thou Art”
Dr. Dale Bakke
Charlie Hoenke
Charles Mogck
Dean Mogck 
Dustin Schnabel
Kelly Schnabel
Helmuth & Metha Batterman
Meta Herr
Lily Hoenke
Clarence & LuElla Lehr
Henry & Rose Prien
Curtis & Ethy Schnabel
Gladys Schmidt
Verletta Wittmeier
Elizabeth Schnabel was born on Friday, March 5, 1920 at Hitchcock, South Dakota to Jake and Mary (Tschetter) Walter. She was baptized at the Hutterthal Mennonite Church. She attended country school near Freeman through the 8th grade and graduated high school from Freeman Academy. She continued her education at Freeman Academy and earned her teaching certificate. Liz taught school for a time at Greenwood Colony, then attended Southern State College in Springfield where she earned her teaching degree. Elizabeth was united in marriage to Roland Schnabel on November 28, 1941 at Hartington, Nebraska. They farmed 2 ½ miles south of Tripp. Liz helped Roland on the farm and raised her children, then returned to teaching and taught school until she was 68 years old. They moved into Tripp in 1987. She was a member of the Frieden’s Ladies’ Aid and a member of the Jelkin-Harms American Legion Post #142 Auxiliary. Liz enjoyed fishing and gardening and also enjoyed league bowling and tournaments. She and Roland loved to gather with their friends, go dancing and get together to play cards. Liz became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society of Tripp on June 6, 2007, and it is there that she passed away on Friday, March 19, 2010, having attained the age of 90 years and 14 days.
Elizabeth is survived by two sons: Don (Paulette) Schnabel of Sun Lakes, Arizona and Jim Schnabel and special friend Cindy of Mitchell; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: Rebecca (Sloane) Emden and Sophia of Arizona, Deon (Michael) Raibley and Trey and Savanna of Arizona, Suzanna (Kyle) Demitry and Connor of Japan, and Dustin (Liza) Schnabel of Sioux Falls; a brother, Carney (Betty) Walter of Sioux Falls; and four sisters: Marie Kiehlbaugh of Phoenix, Arizona, Berta (Paul) Elpert of Sioux Falls, Lily Rose (Ervin) Ortman of Portland, Oregon and Leona (Duane) Mogck of Scotland.
In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Schnabel; her daughter-in-law, Deb Schnabel; brother Max Walter and sister Clara Tiede.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you during the loss of your mother, grandmother, sister.

Jim & Donna Sattler Mar 23 2010 7:34 PM

Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother. My sincere condolence. Daryl Wollmann PO Box 856 North Sioux City, SD 57049

Daryl Wollmann Mar 22 2010 9:51 AM

Please accept our sincerest sympathy on the death of your loved one. May your faith, family, and friends give you the support as you mourn Elizabeth's loss.

Roberta Stoebner Mar 22 2010 3:40 AM

Our dearest grandmother/great grandmother you will truly be missed. We can remember so many family gatherings with you and our families that were centered around the table. You got up so early to make such amazing meals for all of us. We all remember how you watched us when our mom and dad would be gone for a hardware convention. As my sisters can attest to, I remember how worried you were about getting us to school on time. You had made us homemade pancakes with eggs and bacon. Grandpa was sipping on coffee along with you. As we finished eating and getting ready you and grandpa loaded us three girls in the car. And we headed 4 blocks to school. You dropped us off and the doors to the school were locked. We couldnt figure out why. Than grandpa looked at his watch and say Liz, its only 5:30 in the morning! grandma had set the clocks and alarms too far ahead! Us three girls were so little to than but it is one vivid memory that is still with me today. I know that you are up there visiting with Grandpa Roland and Aunt Debbie. You will be truly missed by all of us but I know that you are in a very happy place right now. We love you grandma! And all of your great-grand children too! Sophia just said I love you. And those words pretty much sums up how we all feel about you and that is LOVE!

Rebecca (Schnabel), Sloane and Sophia Emden Mar 21 2010 2:31 PM

We extend our deepest sympathy to all family members.---Ferne and Marv Baltzer, Scotland, S.D.

Ferne & Marvin Baltzer Mar 21 2010 11:04 AM

Grandma, We will miss you so much. My family and I have so many great memories to treasure for the rest of our lives. Wish I could be there to see you go into heaven. My sisters and I will treasure every memory we have of you. Love you so much.

Dee Raibley Mar 21 2010 11:02 AM

Don, Jim and families, I am sending my sympathy to all of you. Although I haven't seen your mom for many years I always remember how she would go out of her way to greet me and visit for a few minutes. I wish I could be there to see all of you.

Darla Huether Mar 21 2010 9:34 AM

As my grandmother, Elizabeth will be very missed. I loved her so much and wish I could be there with her as she moves on to be with God. She will always be remembered for all the fun times she created for my sisters and I at her home and for all the great memories she left me with. She was so amazing!! Love you Grandma!

Suzanna Demitry Mar 20 2010 10:42 PM

Jim, when i saw you this afternoon i had no idea that your mom's passing was so near. My prayers are with you and your family. My mom is still with us, so i guess that i don't fully understand the extent of your loss. Yet, these are challenging times. the time of loss. the emotions we all experience. plus the realization of our own mortaility. my prayers are with you all. fred

Fred Wollman Mar 19 2010 9:22 PM