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Noreen June (Kehoe) Schneller

July 2, 1933 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 87)


Noreen June Schneller, 87, of Palisade, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at her home.  She was born July 2, 1933 in St. Paul to James and Marie (Andersen) Kehoe.  Noreen was united in marriage to Darold Schneller on October 1, 1955 in Virginia.  She worked as a Nurses Assistant at both Hastings State Hospital and Anoka State Hospital.  Noreen later worked as a Security Guard at Target in Fridley, as a Hostess and later Manager at Roadside in McGregor, as an Aide at Oak Ridge Homes, as a Teacher’s Aide at Rippleside Elementary School in Aitkin as well as a Bus Driver and Kitchen Aide. Noreen enjoyed crossword puzzles, cards, scrabble, dice, knitting, crocheting and watching the Twins.  Noreen especially enjoyed Wednesday Night “Chicken Night” with her family which was a family tradition for 19 years.  Noreen will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

Noreen is preceded in death by her husband, Darold; her parents and her step-father, Louis Raitor.

Noreen is survived by her children, Anthony Schneller of Palisade, Robin (Bill) Pratt of Palisade, Dawn (Eric) Myhra of Brainerd and Suzanne (DuWayne) Fredrickson of McGregor; grandchildren, Shanna Pratt, Chelsie Rose, Sabin and Suzanne Myhra, Nathan and Tyler Fredrickson, Lacey Wilkie, Kelly and Jackson Schneller; great grandchildren, Ellie, Flynn and Will Rose, Darren and Brinlee Fredrickson, Wayde Fredrickson, Valerie, Barrett, Forrest and Konnrad Wilkie; sisters, Virginia “Ginny” Schneller of Aitkin and Lynn Diederich of Crosby; several nieces and nephews.  Noreen also leaves behind her dear friends from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of McGregor.

Due to COVID19, a private family Graveside Service will be held in Fleming Cemetery, Fleming Township with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.  To leave an online condolence, go to:  Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Aitkin.

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