Inez Ingrid Schnabel was born December 24, 1920 to Benjamin and Jennie (Swanson) Lunn at Kimball SD. She grew up in the Parkston SD area with her family.
Inez passed away at Sanford Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls SD after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Inez and Ruben A. Schnabel were united in marriage June 4, 1944 at Friedens United Church of Christ in Tripp SD. Inez and Ruben were members of Grace Reformed Church, Mitchell SD.
She enjoyed her married life working on the farm, gardening and raising her family. Inez had an endless “green thumb” for growing flowers and bringing out their real beauty, indoors and out. She spent many hours creating pictures with oil paints that are enjoyed by family and friends. She will always be remembered for her creative talents.
Inez is survived by one son, David and wife, Anita of Sioux Falls SD; three daughters: Linda Schnabel, Sioux Falls SD, Jacqueline and husband, Jim Rucks of Rice MN; Christi Russo of Denver CO; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one brother, Donald Lunn, Chamberlain SD.
Inez was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben, her parents, two sons, Robert and Michael, two brothers, Robert and Kenneth and three sisters, Ruth, Eleanor and Mildred.