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Ione D. Schneider

Ione D. Schneider, 85, of Waconia, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at Auburn West in Waconia.

She was born Nov. 25, 1917, in Minnetrista Township, the daughter of Herman and Rose (Schilling) Tonn. She was baptized Dec. 16, 1917, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Watertown Township by the Rev. Paul Beck, and confirmed March 29, 1931, at the same church by the Rev. Karl Rudolph.

Ione married Theodore D. Schneider June 8, 1938, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia by the Rev. William Schneider.

Ione loved her family. She loved to entertain, cook, and bake. She was very active at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Ruth Guild, LWML, and Seniors for Christ. Ione had worked at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, and at Duebers in Waconia.

Ione was preceded in death by husband Theodore, parents Herman and Rose Tonn, sisters Cecelia Mueller, Alice Dressel, and Malinda Lange.

Ione is survived by sons Robert Schneider and David Schneider of Waconia, Steven Schneider of Victoria, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia, with the Rev. Peter Peitsch and the Rev. Dean Mahlum officiating.

Casketbearers were Ken Dressel, Terry Lange, Merwin Dreher, Kurt Schneider, Rick Armstrong, and Wally Dressel.

Interment was at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Waconia.

The Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia served the family.

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