Dorothy J. Schneider

  • Born: January 13, 1917
  • Died: July 26, 2017
  • Location: Pekin, Illinois

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

500 N 4th St
Pekin, IL 61554

Tel. (309) 346-2176

Tribute & Message From The Family


PEKIN ~ Dorothy J. Schneider, 100, of Pekin, passed away at 8:19 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at her home.

Born January 13, 1917 in Bement to James and Sylvia (Howard) Olinger, she married Frank Edwin Schneider on August 10, 1935 in Bartonville. He died August 5, 2005 in Pekin.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and four sisters.                  

Surviving are one son, Donald (Nancy) Schneider of Canton; one daughter, Jan Schneider of Pekin; three grandchildren, Dean (Tiffany) Schneider and Jodi (Tony) Erickson, both of Pekin and Roberta "Bobbi" (Bill) Powell of Oak Harbor, Washington; four great-grandchildren, Andrew (Amanda) Erickson, Anthony (Ashley) Erickson, Maxwell (Tressa) Schneider, and Mason Schneider; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Dorothy enjoyed being with her family and bowling for many years up to the age of 80.

Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.  Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL  61554

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