Molly F. Feldschneider, 87

Molly F. Feldschneider, nee Hayes, 87, of Jackson, formerly of the Cherokee, Ala. area, died on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 29, 1925, in Margerum, Ala., to the late William and Kate (nee Grischam) Hayes.

Molly attended local schools in Cherokee, graduating from Cherokee High School. She then came to Wisconsin to visit one of her sisters, and made Wisconsin her home.

During World War II, she worked at the former Waukesha Motors. While employed there, she played baseball with the Waukesha Motetts, a women’s professional baseball team. She then worked as a telephone operator at AT&T for many years.

On March 29, 1946, she was united in marriage to Richard G. Feldschneider. Richard predeceased March 13, 1994.

She enjoyed traveling, visiting the Holy Land three times.

Survivors include two children, Linda (Wallace) Lauersdorf of Cherokee, Ala. and Richard (Christine) Feldschneider II of Jackson; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother Paul (Ann) Hayes of Cherokee, Ala.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Tim Lauersdorf, two sisters and four brothers.

The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5-7 p.m. with a service to follow at 7 p.m. There will also be a visitation at Margerum Methodist Church in Margerum, Ala. on Monday, Oct. 8 from 10-11 a.m. with services to follow. Burial will be in Margerum Cemetery following the church service.

The family has requested memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project or Jesus Cares Ministry.

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