Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ MABEL JEANETTE (JELM) SCHNOOR
Mabel Jeanette SCHNOOR, 79, of Mount Ayr, Iowa, died Friday morning, December 25, 1987, at the Iowa Lutheran
Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
Mabel was born October 17, 1908 at Marseilles, Illinois, the fifth of eight
children born to George and Anna (SOLBERG) JELM.
She married John SCHNOOR December 18, 1929 in Marseilles. She was
a member of the First Lutheran Church in Pontiac, Illinois. Sh eand her husband lived and farmed near Pontiac, Illinois
until retirement in 1963. They moved to Mount Ayr in 1980. Mabel had been staying at the Valborg Lutheran Home in
Des Moines, Iowa, since the fall of 1986.
Survivors include three sisters, Gladys of Ottawa, Illinois, Cora of
Marseilles, Illinois, and Ruth of Blue Springs, Missouri; a son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Jane SCHNOOR of
Mount Ayr, Iowa; three grandchildren, Elizabeth of Durham, North Carolina, Eric of Anchorage, Alaska, and
Marty of Pocahontas, Iowa; and one great-grandchild, Eian SCHNOOR of Anchorage, Alaska.
were held December 29, 1987, from the Wilson-Watson Funeral Hhome in Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. Keith LESS. Music
was provided by Mrs. Merrill PERRY.
Casketbearers were Rex SHAHA, Kyle SHAHA, Melvin GRAY, Eric SCHNOOR, Marty
SCHNOOR, Vernon McGAHUEY and Cecil DAVENPORT. Honorary pallbeares were Otto FERBER and Eugene MOSIER. Burial was
in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2011
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