Schneider, Janet E. 1946-2019

PULLMAN, Wash. Janet Elaine Schneider, 73, Pullman, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, surrounded by her family, in Winchester, Kansas.

Janet was born April 20, 1946, in Atchison, Kansas, the daughter of Ronald and Helen (Wagner) Kesse.

She was a nurse for many years, having worked at assisted living facilities.

Janet was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Atchison.

She enjoyed going to Washington State University sporting events, knitting and crocheting. Janet especially enjoyed spending time with her husband, Don, at their cabin, in Montana.

Janet married John Jack Schneider, Oct. 15, 1971, they later divorced.

She married Donald Hower, on Sept. 28, 1995.

He survives of the home.

Additional survivors include: a daughter, Sara (Matthew) Noll, Winchester, Kansas; a son, Peter (Lindsey Robinson) Schneider, Lawrence, Kansas; two stepdaughters, Genny Hower (Haakan Younes), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Jessica Hower, Pittsburgh; a brother, Ronnie (Cindy) Kesse, Cummings, Kansas; a sister, Carolyn Wilson (Dave Kahm), Atchison; and grandchildren: Aaron, Andrew and Abraham Noll, Alexis Schneider, Oliver, Elliot and Charles Younes, and Zoey Karastamatis.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, with Fr. Jay Kythe, OSB, as Celebrant.

Burial will follow, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

A Parish Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, with visitation following until 8:30 p.m., at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison.

Memorials are suggested to: Susan G. Komen Foundation, and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at As published in the Atchison Globe.

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