Linda Schneider, 62

Posted on July 25, 2014

Linda Schneider, 62, of Poneto, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Linda was born Sept. 11, 1951 in Hayward, Calif. to Smith Hugh Montgomery and Joyce (Hedquist) Montgomery.
She graduated from Mt. Eden High School. She was a San Francisco Bay Bombers – Roller Derby Queen for many years.  She worked for some time with Motorola Corp. and lived in Australia for some time and had the chance to travel around the world twice. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Shrine and supported many veterans’ organizations. She was an avid bowler and Bears fan and enjoyed spending time at casinos. She moved to Wells County in 2008.
She is survived by her fiancé Finley Lane of Poneto; a brother, Scott (Ida) Montgomery of Alburn, Calif.; and close friends, Kimberly (Wayne) Davis of Tucson, Ariz., Shellie L. Perry of Bluffton, and Shellie’s children, Tamarah and Patrick Moore and Jamie Perry of Roanoke.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Steve Montgomery.
Friends are encouraged to visit with Linda’s family from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Roy Nevil officiating. Burial will take place at the Grove Cemetery.
Memorials can be made in Linda’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Fund through the funeral home. 
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