June Schnabel, age 94 of Neillsville, WI died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Clark County Care and Living Center in Owen, WI.
June Aurelia Seelow was born on March 1, 1925 in Neillsville, the daughter of William A. and Sarah R. (Pedder) Seelow. She attended Happy Hollow Elementary School and Neillsville High School. On January 1, 1943 she was united in marriage to Leon Carl Schnabel in Neillsville. For the next several years, she raised her family, helped her husband on the farm and sold Avon for 40 years. In 1959, she went to school for six weeks to become a nursing assistant. She then worked at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville for 22 years. After retiring from the hospital, June also worked for seven years in the kitchen of the Neillsville High School.
She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville, a member of the Happy Hollow Homemaker’s Club and she enjoyed working on ceramics.
She is survived by, two daughters, Sharon (Ken) Kirn of Willard, WI and Diane (Dennis) Meyer of Cudahy, WI, a daughter-in-law, Lois Schnabel of Marshfield, WI, nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. June is further survived by four sisters, Berdella Carl, Cleone Zink, Janet Harrington, Beverly Snyder, a brother, William (Karen) Seelow, two sisters-in-law, Ardis Seelow and Donna Seelow and many nieces and nephews.
June was preceded in death by her husband Leon, a son, Donald, three brothers, Kenneth, Russell “Rusty” and Frederick “Fritz” Seelow, two sisters, Lilah Burr and Donna Seelow and four brothers-in-law, Larry Zink, Herman “Butch” Carl, Richard Harrington and Terry Snyder.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tuesday morning at the church. Interment will be in Neillsville City Cemetery.
Honorary Casket Bearer is Bryce Grimm.
Casket Bearers are: Keith Meyer, Mark Harrington, Eugene Carl, Roger Carl, Kent Kirn, and DeWayne Seelow.
Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting June’s family with Funeral arrangements.