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Schnebly, Marguerite Nelson – Obituary

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday [February 27, 1966] at Evanson’s Chapel for Mrs. Marguerite A. Schnebly, pioneer resident of the Kittitas Valley, who died Friday at Bernath’s Nursing Home

Mrs. Schnebly, 80, was born August 8, 1885, in Copenhagen, Denmark and came with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. James P. Nelson. They lived in the Fairview District until 1934, when she and her husband, Frank Schnebly, moved to Ellensburg to make their home at 101 W. Eighth

The Schneblys were married September 27, 1905 in Ellensburg and Mr. Schnebly preceded her in death April 12, 1955. Mrs. Schnebly, who had been in ill health for the past year, was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Presbyterian Women’s Circle, the Kittitas County Historical Society and was active in various community affairs for many years

She is survived by a son, Henry J. Schnebly of Ellensburg; two daughters, Mrs. Juanita Smith and Mrs. Loila Charlton, both of Ellensburg; a brother, John O. Nelson of Kittitas; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren

The Rev. William R. Van Ness will officiate and funeral services and burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. The family suggests that memorials be sent to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 1307 E. Third

Contributed by: Sheli Steedman

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