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Phyllis Marie Schneibel
April 16, 1926 ~ September 17, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Phyllis Marie (Krenzel) Schneibel, born on April 16, 1926 in Orrin, North Dakota, to Charles and Christina (Heisler) Krenzel, passed away at the age of 97 on Sunday, September 17, 2023.
A farm girl raised and educated in North Dakota, Phyllis met Lou Schneibel after he returned home to North Dakota from serving in WWII Infantry as a sergeant in the South Pacific theater.
She married Ludwig (Lou) Schneibel on June 4, 1946. After marriage to Lou and having one daughter in 1948, Cheryl Lou, both decided farming wasn't for them, so they packed up and moved to Colorado in 1950. Living in various apartments in Englewood, CO, before buying their new home in Littleton, CO in 1953.
Phyllis was very fond of her home and proud of being a resident of the city of Littleton for over 70 years.
Phyllis had a love for life and was a true friend to all. Loved to socialize and made friends easily. No one was a stranger. Life long friendships and a great network of friends. Phyllis was always there for anyone in need. A thoughtful, kind and giving person.
There were many summers Phyllis and Lou would help out one of the local farmers at the farmers market, selling fruits and vegetables. Another fun way for Phyllis to socialize and make new friends.
Phyllis and Lou enjoyed traveling, going to all 50 states and 18 different countries. Phyllis was proud to share her stories and adventures. Also in their travels, were many week long camping trips in the Colorado mountains, which they enjoyed. Phyllis had a memory that was unnbeleivable. She was labeled the keeper of facts, the go to for ll family history and never forgot anyone's birthday, friend or family - truly remarkable.
In her younger years, Phyllis was an avid bowler and so enjoyed her bowling league. Unfortunately, due to many back surgeries she could no longer participate.
Phyllis kept busy with her summer flower and vegetable gradens, did canning and freezing. Enjoyed reading, keeping up on current events and Christmas time was her favorite holiday.
Phyllis was strong willed, had a grest sense of humor, very spunky and loved all of her firends.
She has touched so many, leaving a bit of memory in all of our lives and hearts.
Phyllis was loved and will be truly missed.
Phyllis is survived by her daughter Cheryl Lou, nieces and nephews. She in preceded in death by her husband of 65 years Lou, parents brothers and sisters.
Recitation of Rosary will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 11:30 AM with Funeral Mass to follow at 12:00 PM at Drinkwine Family Chapel. Committal to follow at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.