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Kay (Chamness) Schneider

December 15, 1943 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 76)


Kay Schneider, 76, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Kay was born December 15, 1943 in Winamac, Indiana to the late Kenneth and Pauline (Passmore) Chamness.

On December 23, 1961 in Winamac, Indiana Kay married August “Oley” L. Schneider who preceded her in death on April 15, 2010.

Kay retired from New Prairie Schools where she worked for over 30 years as a custodian.  She loved being outdoors, gardening and playing cards.

Kay leaves behind a son, Randy (Lori) Schneider of Rolling Prairie, Indiana; two daughters, Rhonda (Greg) Dudeck of Rolling Prairie, Indiana and Rachelle (Roger) Bradley of La Porte, Indiana grandchildren, Randy (Laura) Schneider II, Laura Schneider, Sarah (Jeremiah) Fields, Kaylee Clark, Robbie Wendling, Brock Coursey, Leashy Coursey, Brandon (Alison) Dudeck, Courtney (Cory) Brown, Kayla (Wes) Sebasty, Samantha (Tim) Ekovich, Olivia (Rynn Walker) Lineberry, Heather (Klever) Lema, and Curt (Brittany) Bradley ; great-grandchildren, Amelia Rae, Ella Mae, Payten, Everett, Marleigh, Ellis, Addley, Brantley, Berkley, August, Calvin, Adam, Ryan. Grant, Lucy Lu, Lila, Leo, Nevaen, Emma, and Riley; a sister, Patty (Donald) Heims of Winamac, Indiana; twin brother, Jay (Helen) Chamness of Winamac, Indiana; and very special dear friend, John Brookman.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Oley; and sisters, Caroline Brookman and Joan Snyder.

Private services will be held.  Burial at Rolling Prairie Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to, Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

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