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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • Obituary: Lynda Schneider

  • Lynda L. Schneider, 71, of Geneseo, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Dec. 31 at First Lutheran Church in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Arthur Bergren officiated. A visitation was held one hour prior to services at the church. As per her wishes, cremation...
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  • Lynda L. Schneider, 71, of Geneseo, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Dec. 31 at First Lutheran Church in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Arthur Bergren officiated. A visitation was held one hour prior to services at the church. As per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials for Lynda may be made to First Lutheran Church. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Geneseo assisted the family with arrangements.
    Lynda was born on July 22, 1942, in Fairlawn, N.J., the daughter of Tunis and Irma (Farrer) Kievit. She graduated from Fairlawn High School in 1960 and went on to Paterson General School of Nursing and Farleigh Dickinson University where she earned her nursing degree in 1963. She married William R. Schneider on Aug. 18, 1963, in Clifton, N.J. He died on Dec. 28, 2010. She was the head nurse of the skilled care unit at Hammond-Henry Hospital for many years, and then as a nurse at Friendship Manor in Rock Island, retiring in 2011.
    Lynda was a member of First Lutheran Church in Geneseo. She loved her grandchildren and her pets. She also loved traveling in the U.S. and abroad with her husband. She enjoyed flower gardening, reading, candle making, crafts, bowling, Bingo, and going out with friends.
    Survivors include her daughter, Wendy Schneider (fiance Brent Jones) of Raleigh, N.C.; sons, Jeff (Rachel) Schneider of Raleigh and Glen Schneider (fiancée Tara Barnes) of Morris and grandchildren, Brandon and Kaylee. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, and a brother, David.
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