Jeanette Schinderle

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich.- Jeanette I. Schinderle, 74, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay, Wis. She was born February 4, 1941, in Bessemer, Mich. daughter of the late William and Mabel (Parent) Honkala. Jeanette grew up in Bessemer and graduated from Bessemer High School, Class of 1959. She went on to attend Northern Michigan University where she received her Nursing Certificate. Jeanette married Bernard “Doc” Schinderle on September 30, 1961, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Bessemer; he preceded her in death on November 16, 2004. She worked for Dickinson County Hospital as a nurse for a few years and later cleaning for Dickinson Homes. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, loved bird watching, hunting, playing Scrabble and especially the time spent with her family and granddaughter. Jeanette is survived by one son, Andrew Schinderle, Iron Mountain; four sisters, Yvonne (Eugene) Montesi, Wash., Mable (Jim) Green, Ironwood, Carolyn Johnson, Ironwood and Jane Ramme, Ironwood; one granddaughter, Abby Schinderle and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Doc, she was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Honkala and one grandson, Bernard A. Schinderle in 2006. Visitation will be held Friday, January 29, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain. Prayers will be recited Friday, 12:30 at the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, 1:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Iron Mountain. Msgr. James Kaczmarek will officiate. Burial will be in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain. A Memorial will be established in her memory. You may light a candle in remembrance of Jeanette or leave a condolence to her family online at The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, to honor Jeanette’s Legacy of Life.

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