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1934 Maryann 2021

MaryAnn Schneider

December 18, 1934 — January 24, 2021

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MaryAnn Schneider, 86, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021, surrounded by her family at Touchmark in Bismarck.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 28 at Church of St. Anne, 1321 Braman Ave.

Burial will be held 12 p.m. at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with a vigil prayer service beginning 7 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Pkwy, Bismarck.

MaryAnn was born December 18, 1934, to Steve and Mary Eva (Hager) Heisler in Esmond, North Dakota. She was raised and educated in the Esmond community.

On August 9, 1954 she married James Schneider. Together they raised four children.

With her children in school MaryAnn worked a number of years as a pharmacy clerk and as a medical receptionist. She also demonstrated and sold Avon products for twenty-five years.

MaryAnn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, baking, singing and dancing, but cherished her family above all. She befriended all she met and she enriched the lives of many. Her warmth, kindness and infectious smile will be missed dearly by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

MaryAnn is survived by her daughters, Cynthia (Dan) Thompson, Clifford, N.D., Susan Thurn, Fargo, Kimberly (John) Becvar, Maple Valley, Wash.; and one son, David (Tammy), West Fargo; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Norman (Donna) Heisler, Devil's Lake; and sister, Rose Heisler, Wahpeton.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James; grandsons, Cory and Eric; parents and brothers, Tom, Frank and Leo.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of MaryAnn Schneider, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary/Vigil Service

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

Parkway Funeral and Cremation Service

2330 Tyler Pkwy, Bismarck, ND 58503

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

North Dakota Veterans Cemetery

1825 46th St, Mandan, ND 58554

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