Elinor L. Schneider, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, IA and formerly of Fort Madison, passed away at 3:05 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Savannah Heights in Mt. Pleasant. She was born on March 30, 1928 in Donnellson, IA to Rudolph & Goldia Lowenberg Krehbiel. She married William J. Schneider on January 26, 1952 in Fort Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on August 4, 2017. She worked at the Sheaffer Pen Company, was a homemaker and enjoyed traveling.
Elinor is survived by: 2-sons: David (Julie) Schneider of Mt. Pleasant, IA & Donald (Gail Baldwin) Schneider of Davenport, IA; 3-grandchildren: Ingrid Schneider, Elise Swanson & Megan Schneider; 1-great granddaughter: Ezrae Swanson. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband & 1-brother.
A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Pam Unruh officiating. Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery. A memorial has been established for the Richard Proenneke Fund at the Donnellson Library. Online condolences to Elinor’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.