Delores Ann Schneider, 82 of Mosinee, died unexpectedly on
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Marathon. She was born on October 22,
1935 in Chippewa Falls to the late Edward and Emma (Lengyel)
Schneider. Delores attended St. Joseph School-Boyd and McDonell
High School in Chippewa Falls.
Delores entered the convent in 1953 and was a Franciscan Sister of
Perpetual Adoration, LaCrosse, WI for 20 years. She was an affiliate of
the Franciscan Order. Delores received a degree from Viterbo
Collage, LaCrosse, and St. Mary’s College, Winona, MN. She was an
elementary teacher and administrator for 35 years in the dioceses of
LaCrosse, Superior and Dubuque.
Delores did pastoral ministry at Holy Name church-Wausau for 13
years. Besides ministering to the sick, elderly, handicapped and
bereaved of the parish, she was an active member of the Family Life
Committee, the Vocation Committee, Ministry of Praise and the
Bereavement Committee. She was also active in the Wausau Serra
Club, Catholic Women’s Club and the Wausau Catholic Worker House.
After retirement, Delores worked as a volunteer at St. Anthony Retreat
Center in Marathon, WI. With her twin sister, Dorothy, she hosted
retreat groups, worked in the Book Store and Library.
Delores in survived by her twin sister, Sister Dorothy, FSPA of
Wausau, Viola (Don) Mahr of Boyd and Marie Eide of Madison and
many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She is preceded in
death by her parents, a sister, Margaret, her brother, Robert and a
brother in law, Larry Eide.
A memorial mass will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, August 14th at St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church-Boyd with Father William Felix officiating.
Inurnment will follow in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery-Boyd. There will
be a 9:30AM rosary followed by visitation until time of service all at the
Church. Plombon Funeral Service assisted the family with