Oweda Irene Schneider, 99, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. She was born on December 1, 1921 in Haskell, OK to John P. & Myrtle H. Craker Green. She married Harold W. “Bill” Schneider, Sr. on April 21, 1944 in Muskogee, OK. He preceded her in death on May 24, 1990. She was a former bookkeeper, worked at Spurgeon’s Department Store and retired as the matron at the King’s Daughters Home with 7 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Burlington, IA, Fort Madison Senior Citizens, R.S.V.P., VFW Auxiliary and the Fort Madison Community Hospital Auxiliary.
Oweda is survived by: 1-Daughter: Susan Beach of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: Harold “Bill” (Linda) Schneider, Jr. of High Point, NC & Michael (Dee) Schneider of Evansville, IN; 4-grandchildren: Dr. Nancy Smith, Juston Hauck, Jason Schneider, Shawn Schneider & 7-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, 2-brothers: Robert & Roland Green & 1-sister: Catherine Brown.
Due to the current Co-Vid situation, the family has chosen to have a private family graveside service at Soldiers’ Circle in Oakland Cemetery with David Baker officiating. A memorial has been established for the Church of Christ in Burlington, IA and may be sent to: Sue Beach, 2413 Avenue D, Fort Madison, IA 52627. Online condolences to Oweda’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com. King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.