Ann M. Schindel
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Ann M. Schindel, age 93, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Avera Yankton Care Center.

Funeral services are 10:30 AM, on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Yankton with Reverend David Wildermuth officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation is one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.

Pallbearers are Tom Hollingsworth, Jacob Rausch, Mark Rausch, Chad Stuen, Jason Stuen, Mark Stuen, Steve Stuen and Billy White. Honorary pallbearers are all of Ann and Roy's nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Ann was born August 8, 1921 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Emanuel and Anna (Lee) Stuen. She grew up in Mission Hill, South Dakota and graduated from Irene High School. Ann married LeRoy Schindel on November 25, 1944 in Mission Hill. After their marriage, they lived in Sioux City, Iowa where Ann worked for the telephone company. After her retirement, they lived in Crofton, Nebraska for a few years and then moved to Yankton. She was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed family gatherings, painting, cooking and playing cards.

Ann is survived by a brother, Larry (Pat) Stuen of Simi Valley, CA; three sisters: Ruth White of Joplin, MO, Eunice Bride of Arcadia, CA and Alice Christenson of Mesa, AZ; three sisters-in-law: Marie Stuen of Sturgis, SD, Sally Stuen of Spearfish, SD and Joan Stuen of Forest Lake, MN; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy Schindel on September 30, 2014; four brothers: Chester "Chet" Stuen, Glenn Stuen, Donald (Alveria) Stuen and Norman "Bud" Stuen; and three brothers-in-law: Bill White, Jerry Bride and Bud Christenson.

Memorials are preferred to the Trinity Lutheran Church Organ Fund, 403 Broadway Avenue in Yankton.

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I will miss you. Love you.


Love you and miss you, Annie! So many great memories on the river and watching Bob Ross paint "happy trees".


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