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Beth C. Schneider
1920 - 2010
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Beth C. Schneider, 90, of Great Bend, died Dec. 10 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 26, 1920, at La Crosse, the daughter of Chester H. and Ollie V. (Butler) Crotinger. She married William C. Schneider Jan. 24, 1949, at Rush County. He died July 10, 1962. A Great Bend resident since 1992, coming from Rush County, she was a homemaker.

Mrs. Schneider was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Otis; Joy Club, Bison; American Legion Auxiliary, and former dietician cook of the Bison school system.

Survivors include five sons, William C. and Roxanna (Finch) Schneider, Great Bend, Don R. and Donna (Henderson) Schneider, Charlestown, Ind., Lee R. and Carolyn (Meyer) Schneider, Ellinwood, Jay D. and Terri (Sohm) Schneider, Great Bend, and Jon R. and Amye (Ochs) Schneider Bison; one sister, Fern Axman of Great Bend; one brother, Ned Crotinger of Alexandria, Ind.; son-in-law Bob Young, Wichita; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma E. Young; infant sister, Marietta Crotinger; sister, Ruthetta Hursh; and three brothers, John, Clarence and Alvin Crotinger.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, with Steve Smith and Mark Young officiating. Interment will be at Otis Lutheran Cemetery, Otis. Visitation with be from 1-8 p.m. today, with family receiving friends from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and 9 a.m. until service time Monday, all at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis, United Methodist, Bison, or the donor’s choice, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*

P.O. Box 146; 415 North Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

(620) 653-4165

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 12, 2010