MARY C. SCHNEIDER, 84, Fort Wayne, passed away, Wednesday, July 11, 2012. She was born on March 28, 1928 in Fort Wayne to the late Charles and Latonia (Waggamon) Dalman. She spent her life working as a homemaker where she became known as a caring friend, and loving mother and wife.

Surviving family include her husband of 65 years, Donald “Don” Schneider; children, Thomas (Debra) Schneider, Sharon (John) Hille, all of Fort Wayne; brother, Norman “Mort” Dalman; 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 6 step-grandchildren, and 12 step great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by son, Steve Schneider, brother, William Dalman, and step granddaughter, Desi Cohee.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2-4 and 6-8 on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or St. Michael Lutheran Church, Getz Road, or Cancer Services of NE Indiana. Visit to leave condolences.

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