Dolores J. Schneller

CALUMET — Dolores J. Schneller, 89, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.

She was born on March 19, 1929, in Detroit, to John and Florence (Peterson) Trudell.

She attended the local schools and graduated with the Class of 1947.

She worked for GTE in Northlake, Illinois, for 20+ years, retiring in 1984. Then, she moved back to Calumet after retiring.

She enjoyed being with her family and picnicking with them on the shores of Lake Superior. She was also an avid bingo player.

On July 19, 1949, she married Robert Schneller. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2004.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Janette Warra and Patricia Hella.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Jollyn) Schneller, of Keswick, Virginia; her daughter, Dianne (Mike) Besic of Glenn Elyn, Illinios; her grandchildren, Bridgett, Michael, Eric, Jennifer, Kimberly, Christopher, and Billy; her great grandchildren, Shepherd Matthews, Anthony Schneller, Kayla Schneller and Mason Silva.

A graveside service will be held at the Lake View Cemetery on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jared Howard to officiate.

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The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.