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Cornelia Schneider

May 29, 1914 April 21, 2016
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Obituary for Cornelia Schneider

PEORIA HEIGHTS – Cornelia Schneider, 101, of Peoria Heights passed away at 2:04 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Heddington Oaks.

Cornelia was born on May 29, 1914, in Dahlgren, Ill., to the late William and Martha Kaufman. She married John Schneider on April 10, 1937, in Piopolis, Ill. He preceded her in death on Aug. 23, 1985.

She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Peggy Schneider; son-in-law, Darrell Meisenheimer; and 11 brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children, Richard (Sharon) Schneider, Harold Dean Schneider, Wayne (Connie) Schneider, and Martie Meisenheimer; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

Cornelia was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and was an avid Cubs fan.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Father Thomas Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Building Fund or to Alzheimer’s Research.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

25

Apr

10:00 AM 4/25/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/25/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

25

Apr

11:00 AM 4/25/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Thomas Building Fund

Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Alzheimer's Association

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