Archive for Monday, August 10, 1998


August 10, 1998


— Services for Neoma Edith Neis Schendel, 81, rural Edgerton, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Wilson and Son Chapel in Wellsville. Burial will follow at the Clearfield Cemetery, in rural Eudora.

Mrs. Schendel died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998, at the Olathe Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 22, 1917, in rural Wellsville, the daughter of Albert Fred and Anna Marie Brecheisen Neis. She attended the Vespertine Elementary School and was a graduate of Wellsville High School in 1934, where she was valedictorian of her class. She attended Emporia State University and later taught school in Douglas County.

She was a member of the Clearfield United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Extension Homemakers Unit, 4-H, and the Farm Bureau of Miami County.

She married Louis Benhardt Schendel on Jan. 22, 1938. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Alan Schendel and Alva Schendel, both of Wellsville, and Albert Schendel, Wilson; a daughter, Lois N. Moss, Wellsville; a sister, Irene Kiester, Wellsville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wilson and Son Chapel.

The family suggests memorials to the Clearfield United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville 66092.

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