Velma Mae Schniepp, age 92 of Decatur died at 2:53 pm. Sunday, January 6, 2019 in St. Mary’s Hospital.
Funeral service to celebrate Velma’s life will be held at 11:00 am. Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Life Foursquare Church (23602954 West Ash, Decatur, Illinois 62526). Visitation will be one hour before the service in the church. Rev. Steve Holm will officiate. Memorials may be made to the church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
Velma was born in March of 1926 in Lockridge, Iowa, the daughter of William and Margaret (Gohn) Smith. She married L. Gene Schniepp in November of 1951 and he preceded her in death in January of 1999. Velma along with her husband owned and operated Genes Garage Doors Sales and Service. She was a longtime member of Life Foursquare Church.
Surviving are her children, Doug (Mary) Schniepp, Denise Schniepp, grandchildren, Dustin (Anne) Schniepp and Kelly Stinnett, five great grandchildren all of Decatur, sisters, Pauline Nord and Patty (John) DeBoeff of Iowa, two sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and five sisters.
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