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Eleanor Schnurr

February 2, 1920 — December 16, 2013

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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