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Eleanor Schnurr

Eleanor
L, Schnurr, 93 of Hospers, IA passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at Sanford Senior
Care in Sheldon, IA.

            Funeral
Service will be Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic
Church in Hospers, IA with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr
celebrating, and Bishop R. Walker Nickless, Rev. Thomas Schultes, Rev. Brian
Hughes and Rev. Terry Roder concelebrating.  Burial will be in St. Anthony
Catholic Cemetery in Hospers,
IA. Visitation will be anytime
after 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.  There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m.
and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at St. Anthony Catholic Church in
Hospers.  Services have been entrusted to
the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.  Condolences may be sent online to
www.fischfh.com. 
            Eleanor was
born Feb. 2, 1920, at rural Hospers,
IA the daughter of Felix &
Johanna (Block) Jungers.  She was raised
and educated in the Hospers area.  She
attended St. Anthony Grade School
in Hospers.  Upon completion of the 8th
grade she left school to help on the family farm. 
            She married
Edward Schnurr on Nov. 18, 1942.  The
couple lived near Hospers where
they farmed until 1945.  They then moved
into Hospers. Ed passed away Jan. 15, 1998. 
She resided in Hospers until she moved with her daughter in Hastings, NE
in June of 2012.  She moved into the
Sanford Senior Care Center in Sheldon in Nov. of 2013. 
Eleanor was a member of St. Anthony
Catholic Church and church guild. 
                                  Survivors
include; her six children, Delores (Marvin) Schultes of Hastings, NE, Carolyn
(Larry) Arens of Remsen, IA, Rich (Judy) Schnurr of Hospers, Archbishop Dennis
M. Schnurr of Cincinnati, OH, Mike Schnurr, Irene (Scott) Foreman both of
Alton, IA; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; five sisters-in-law,
Blanche Eich of Sheldon, IA, Mildred Thom, Irene (Jerrry) Martins both of
Phoenix, AZ, Mary (Jim) Ahlers of Fulda, MN, Bertill Nepper of Le Seur, MN;
three brothers-in-law, Bernard Schnurr of Excelsior, MN, Donald Schnurr, Jerrry
(Nancy) Schnurr both of Des Moines, IA; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded by: her parents, brother,
Jerome (Margaret) Jungers.
Casket Bearers will be grandsons, Bryan
and Ken Arens, Dan and Kevin Barnes, Keith Schnurr and Michael Schultes.
Honorary Bearers will be granddaughters, Khristy Trejo,
Beth Peters, Kelly Galles, Ann Heckman, Michelle Matuska, Tricia VanDenTop,
Jennifer Schipper and Sarah Barnes.

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Guestbook

Dear Archbishop Schnurr, May your family be comforted in this time of Eleanor's transition to the heavenly world, and may her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed find peace with God in the next life. God Bless you and your family, Timmy DeCelles

Timmy DeCelles Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sorrowful and prayerful + How especially touching to the heart and home when a family death/departure occurs in this season. Yet it is the Season of Rebirth in Him who is our Hope and Savior and as such has no 'Season' as to when Eternity welcomes its visit. My love...

Fr. Gene Sitzmann Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My sincerest condolences to the family on your loss and know that I shall keep all of you in prayer. Although I did not know her very well, I found her to be a very kind and pleasant person. May she rest in peace.

Marilyn Meier Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Dear Archbishop Schnurr, May your family be comforted in this time of Eleanor's transition to the heavenly world, and may her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed find peace with God in the next life. God Bless you and your family, Timmy DeCelles

Timmy DeCelles Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sorrowful and prayerful + How especially touching to the heart and home when a family death/departure occurs in this season. Yet it is the Season of Rebirth in Him who is our Hope and Savior and as such has no 'Season' as to when Eternity welcomes its visit. My love...

Fr. Gene Sitzmann Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers !

Bill and Arlene Brown Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To the Schnurr Family: You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I also know that my parents Cliff and Dolly Schlichte feel the same. May you all enjoy the memories of her and what she has meant to you.

Joanne Schlichte Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Please be assured of my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. May you be strengthened and consoled thru the gift of Faith as we are reminded by the words of Preface 1 For The Dead: "Indeed for your faithful, Lord, life is changed, not ended" (Ordinary Roman R...

Fr. John Fischer Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Dear Archbishop Schnurr, We are all terribly sorry for the lose of your mother. No matter how old we are, we feel the pain of this parting from the earthly life we know so well. I remember my own mother's passing as if yesterday and it was 19 years ago. Please be comfort...

Vivian Koob Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Rich, I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family for the last of your mother.

Ron Van Bergen Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM