Dorothy M. Schnaus, 92, IrelandNovember 1, 2019
Dorothy M. Schnaus, 92, of Ireland, passed away at 2:25 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019, at home.
Dorothy was born in Jasper on October 18, 1927, to Edward and Caroline (Beck) Mehringer. She married Leroy J. Schnaus on October 19, 1941, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He preceded her in death on May 15, 2017.
Dorothy was a 1945 graduate of Jasper High School.
She was a homemaker and was a lifetime farmer on the family farm.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland, St. Ann’s Society, Jasper D of I and the Jasper German Club.
She enjoyed playing cards and bingo, dancing and spending time with family and friends.
Surviving are one daughter, Linda (Dave) Erny; three sons, Ken (Marilyn) Schnaus, Steve (Sandy) Schnaus and Kevin (Mary) Schnaus, all of Jasper; 13 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchlidren.
Preceding her in death besides her husband are one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Glen Werne; one daughter-in-law, Gerri Schnaus; and one brother, Charles Mehringer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
A visitation will be held 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, Indiana. The D of I and St. Ann’s Society will pray a rosary at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.
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