Jacqueline K. Schneekloth, 83 of Cedar Rapids died Monday October 9, 2017 at West Ridge Care Center. Memorial services at 11:00 AM on Saturday at Trinity-St. James United Methodist Church. Rev. Carol Sundberg will officiate. Friends may call at the Church from 4 to 7 PM on Friday.
Survivors include three sons Michael (Mary) of Cedar Rapids, Timothy (Sandy) of Marion and Jeffrey (Sonya) of Cedar Rapids; two sisters Gayle Griffin and Joyce (Jerry) Roshek all of Altoona; and one brother Edward (Linda) Gross of Norman, Illinois. She is also survived by six grandchildren Thomas (Samantha), Hannah, Meghan, Alison, Skyler and Riley. She was preceded in death by her husband James and an infant son John.
Jacqueline was born on September 29, 1934, the daughter of Kenneth and Helen Sherwood Gross. She received her bachelor degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa in 1988.
Jacqueline was a member of Trinity-St. James United Methodist Church., PEO Chapter L.I., and taught swimming lessons during the summer for the Cedar Rapids School System. She enjoyed knitting, cooking and the time spent with her beloved family and many friends. Jacqueline was a very faith filled person. She had an incredible relationship with God and it was exemplified in her family and her daily life.
Memorial donations may be directed to Trinity-St. James United Methodist Church or a scholarship at Kennedy High School. “The Family would like to thank Meadowview, St. Luke’s Hospice, and West Ridge for the phenomenal care give to Jacqueline”.