Carol J. Schneider
Carol Joanne Schneider of Charlotte passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 79. Carol was born on June 26, 1939 in East Jordan, Mich., the daughter of George and Helen (Springstead) Klooster. She was raised on the family farm in East Jordan where she worked and sold eggs to the local grocery stores. Carol had a beautiful voice and enjoyed singing in the church choir as a child. She graduated from East Jordan High School Class of 1957 and went on to receive a secretarial certificate from Grand Traverse Community College. Carol went to work for the State of Michigan in the Department of Natural Resources retiring after 30 years of service in 1991. She enjoyed playing cards, cribbage, crossword puzzles, camping, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Carol was and avid Detroit Redwings, Tigers and MSU Football fan. She was a member of the Family Shooters Corral and her local neighborhood-knitting group.
Carol is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ron Klooster; grandchildren, Dustin Howe and Robin Frazier.
Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Raymond Schneider; children, Cindy (Dean) Harmon, Theresa (Joe) Smith, Sandy (Alec) Champlin, Mary (Doug) Howe, Pamela (Paul) Wygant, Patricia (Donald) Kidd, Brain (Taylor) Donaldson, Becki (Tom) Goodman; 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Pierce, Kay Richards and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids Chapel.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation in memory of Carol.
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