Verlinda M. Schindele, South Haven

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Verlinda M. Schindele, age 76, of South Haven, formerly of Kimball, died Monday, July 18, 2011, at her home in South Haven while receiving hospice care.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fair Haven, with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Mark, William and Glenn Schindele will serve as urnbearers. Verlinda’s grandchildren will serve as honorary urnbearers. Music will be provided by Mary Ann Reichard. Special thoughts and prayers for Josh, her grandson; he is unable to attend because he is currently serving his country in Afghanistan. Burial will follow at the Fair Haven Cemetery. Friends may call beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning at the church.
Verlinda Marlys Schindele was born May 10, 1935, at home in rural South Haven to John and Eleanor (Blumke) Kriedeman. She graduated with the Annandale High School class of 1953. Verlinda was united in marriage to Joseph Albert Schindele on December 30, 1953, at the Concordia Lutheran Church parsonage. She was the owner of several businesses. Verlinda worked as a seamstress, making clothes for dolls of all sorts. She also worked as a talented crafter, making dolls, ornaments, refrigerator magnets and car air fresheners. Verlinda owned Grandma’s Grocery and Country Store in South Haven. Her last occupation was to provide foster care for adults. Verlinda had many talents, including crafting, gardening, sketching, painting, canning and fishing. She enjoyed the time she spent at Goodner Lake and Many Point Lake. Verlinda was a great role model and always believed in a strong family and family unity. Raising her family and being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren gave her great enjoyment, as they were her pride and joy. 
She is survived by her children, Laure Ann (Neale) Doering of South Haven, Mark (Pam) Schindele of Clearwater, LuCinda (Jocko) Kline of Longville, William “Bud” (Teresa) Schindele of Crookston, Robin (Richard) Halverson of Fair Haven, and Glenn (Jana) Schindele of Kimball; 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way; siblings, Donna (Tom) Anderson of South Haven, LaVera Hoefer of Kirkland, WA, Jerry (Doris) Kriedeman of South Haven, and Scheran Janisch of South Haven. Verlinda is preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Joseph, on July 4, 1989.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.
Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute and Funeral Webcast available online at dingmannfuneral.com
Verlinda M. Schindele, age 76, of South Haven, formerly of Kimball, died Monday, July 18, 2011, at her home in South Haven while receiving hospice care.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fair Haven, with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Mark, William and Glenn Schindele will serve as urnbearers. Verlinda’s grandchildren will serve as honorary urnbearers. Music will be provided by Mary Ann Reichard. Special thoughts and prayers for Josh, her grandson; he is unable to attend because he is currently serving his country in Afghanistan. Burial will follow at the Fair Haven Cemetery. Friends may call beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning at the church.
Verlinda Marlys Schindele was born May 10, 1935, at home in rural South Haven to John and Eleanor (Blumke) Kriedeman. She graduated with the Annandale High School class of 1953. Verlinda was united in marriage to Joseph Albert Schindele on December 30, 1953, at the Concordia Lutheran Church parsonage. She was the owner of several businesses. Verlinda worked as a seamstress, making clothes for dolls of all sorts. She also worked as a talented crafter, making dolls, ornaments, refrigerator magnets and car air fresheners. Verlinda owned Grandma’s Grocery and Country Store in South Haven. Her last occupation was to provide foster care for adults. Verlinda had many talents, including crafting, gardening, sketching, painting, canning and fishing. She enjoyed the time she spent at Goodner Lake and Many Point Lake. Verlinda was a great role model and always believed in a strong family and family unity. Raising her family and being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren gave her great enjoyment, as they were her pride and joy. 
She is survived by her children, Laure Ann (Neale) Doering of South Haven, Mark (Pam) Schindele of Clearwater, LuCinda (Jocko) Kline of Longville, William “Bud” (Teresa) Schindele of Crookston, Robin (Richard) Halverson of Fair Haven, and Glenn (Jana) Schindele of Kimball; 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way; siblings, Donna (Tom) Anderson of South Haven, LaVera Hoefer of Kirkland, WA, Jerry (Doris) Kriedeman of South Haven, and Scheran Janisch of South Haven. Verlinda is preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Joseph, on July 4, 1989.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.
Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute and Funeral Webcast available online at dingmannfuneral.com
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