Dorthey L. Schneider died Dec. 4, 2016, at Paonia Care Center, where she had lived for four years. She was 88.
She was born in Lakeview, Texas, April 4, 1928, to John and Annie Mae Arrington.
On June 27, 1947, she married Virgil Schneider. They owned and operated Schneider Sawmill on Kebler Pass for 13 summers.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Paonia.
She is survived by her husband, Virgil; two daughters, Kathy (Ralph) of Paonia and Iris (Sam) of Grand Junction; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Virgil Paul Schneider; two brothers; and two sisters.
Services were held Dec. 9 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Paonia. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, PO Box 727, Paonia, CO 81428.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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