Ann Schneider

Posted October 17, 2012 at 1:04 pm


Sept. 12, 1920 – Oct. 14, 2012

Ann Schneider, age 92, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (today), Oct. 17, 2012, at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, where friends called after 10 a.m.  Interment was in Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction. Pastors Steve and Marti Hansel officiated at the services. 

Ann H. Balichek was born Sept. 12, 1920 in Oxford Junction, Iowa.  She was the daughter of George and Sophia Pashek, Balichek.  Ann graduated from the Oxford Junction Schools in 1938.  She worked as a clerk in a grocery store and as a waitress.  Ann was a teacher for 22 years in the rural schools of Jones County.  She later continued her education and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1974, with a degree in Special Education.  She taught two years in Independence and eight years for the Monticello Community Schools at the Amber School.   

Ann married Jim Schneider on Jan. 10, 1978.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2000.

Surviving is a brother, George Balichek of Clarence; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim; a son, Larry; a sister, Blanche Vacek; and two brothers, Edward and Louie. 

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