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Jacqueline Schneider, 85

Jacqueline June Schneider, 85, Alexandria, died January 11, 2014.

Jacqueline was born April 21, 1928 in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Pearl and Pauline Jacobs. She graduated from Grinnell High School and then went on to nursing school. She graduated with a Registered Nurse degree, near the top of her class at St Josephs School for Nursing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Jacqueline was a dedicated nurse and mother and grandmother.

Jacqueline also enjoyed literature, speech writing, arts, crafts, painting and sewing.

She will be remembered as a survivor and had an awesome sense of humor with high standards for professional behavior.

She is survived by her two sons, Scott of Alexandria, Mike (Donna) of Gulf Port, Mississippi; grandchildren, Cassie Lea, Kendra Ann, Kyle Scott, Jason, Angie, Devon, Sherry and Matthew; and her sister, Wanda.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; and brothers, Richard and Norman.

Funeral service was held Monday, January 20 at Bethany Home Chapel with the Rev. John LeVahn officiating. Burial was at Kinkead Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria;