Barbara A. Schneider, 70

Barbara A. Schneider (nee Blonski), 70, of West Bend, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Virginia Highlands.

Barb was born on March 14, 1940, to Edward and Genevieve (nee Pionek) in West Allis. She attended St. Rita’s Catholic Church in West Allis. Barb moved to the Cedarburg area in 1988, later moving to Saukville and then to River Shore Regency of West Bend in 2007. Barb loved attending horse shows with her daughter and granddaughter. She was a past member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Saukville and St. Frances Cabrini in West Bend.

Barb is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline (Scott) Van Der Elsen of West Bend; granddaughter, Abigail; many cousins, other relatives and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass of Christian burial for Barb will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, at St. Frances Cabrini, 1025 S. 7th Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. Nathan Reesman presiding. Visitation will be at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend on Friday, Jan. 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

A special thank you to the staff at Virginia Highlands and Heartland Hospice for all their loving care of Barb.