Flora B. Schneider
Flora Belle Schneider, 84, Lanesville, Ind., passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at home with her family by her side.
She was born March 6, 1936, in Rice Station, Ky. She was the daughter of Francis and Laura Singleton Kirby.
She spent the majority of her life caring for her family as a homemaker. Once her children were grown, she worked for several years as an administrative assistant for Joyce Walker Public Accountant. She then retired with her husband and became passionate about beekeeping. She and her husband created the Spring Valley Bee Keepers Association. She was treasurer of the Indiana Bee Keepers Association as well. In her many years as a bee keeper, she made many friends and warmed many hearts with her beautiful smile and kind soul. She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband of 62 years, Kenneth Schneider; son, Perry Schneider; and sisters, Linda Grimes and Jenny Lankford.
She is survived by sons Kerry Schneider of Louisville Ky., Pete Schneider of Georgetown, Ind., James Schneider (Rhodella) of Lanesville and Richard Schneider (Christine) of Louisville; daughters Joy Ewing (Ronald) of Floyds Knobs, Ind., and Julie Weathers (Roger) of Georgetown; sister Delia McKie of Texas; and grandchildren Corey Schneider, Cody Ewing (Heather), Abigail Ewing, Megan Lytle (Daniel), Spencer and Chase Weathers and Ryan and Nathan Schneider.
Due to COVID-19, funeral services will be private. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.