Her Legacy… Geraldine May Schnell, age 87, passed away March 16, 2021. She was born on May 17, 1933, in Garden City, MI to John and Mabel (Teter) Bennett. Geraldine married the love of her life, Leonard Schnell, in August of 1969, in Salem, MI. She was a bus driver for South Lyon schools. Geraldine was a world-class baker. She made a variety of pies, bread, rolls, and big family meals. Geraldine enjoyed gardening and canning raspberry syrup. She liked to go on road trips with her family. Geraldine’s faith was very important to her, and she attended Solid Rock Church of God for many years. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. Geraldine will be remembered for her funny sense of humor and being a kind, loyal, and loving mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Her Family… Geraldine leaves behind her husband, Leonard; daughter, Marilyn (John) Daubenmeyer; grandson, Isaiah Chapin; stepchildren, Loren (Elizabeth) Schnell, Sue (Greg) Almas; and numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Her Farewell… Geraldine’s Community Farewell will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 1PM at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel with a gathering beginning at 11AM until the time of service. Pastor Don Albright will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association. Please leave a message of comfort for Geraldine’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.
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