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Leta Schneider

March 24, 1924 — October 25, 2020

Leta M. Schneider, 96, of Kalona, died Sunday, October 25, 2020, at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 30, 2020, at 10:30 AM at the Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona, with Pastor Josh Lundberg officiating. The service will be available via livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook Page. A memorial fund has been established for the Kalona Mennonite Church and the Pleasantview Home Building Fund.

Leta Mae (Brenneman) Schneider was born March 24, 1924, in Iowa County, the daughter of Erlis and Martha (Marner) Brenneman. She attended White Hall rural school. Leta worked as a nursing assistant for 40 years, starting at Mercy Hospital and then at the University of Iowa Hospital. On January 10, 1974 she was united in marriage to Forrest Schneider in Iowa City. Leta was a member of the Kalona Mennonite Church, Kalona Lioness, Pleasantview Home Care Review Board and volunteered at Pleasantview for many years. Leta enjoyed flowers, crossword puzzles, and playing cards with her friends.

Survivors include one sister Lucine Morrison of West Liberty, a brother-in-law John Snyder of Kalona, a sister-in-law Ligia Brenneman of Upland, CA, and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Leta in death were her parents, her husband Forrest in 1994, four brothers: Glenn, Mearle, Dayle and Marlin Brenneman, and four sisters: Ollie Hershberger, Wilma Yoder, Iona Swartzendruber and Arlene Snyder.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Sharon Hill Cemetery

J Ave, Kalona, IA 52247

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