Shirley A. Schnepp

Shirley A. Schnepp, 83, of Decatur passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at her residence. She was born on Sunday, December 23, 1934 in Adams County to Louie C. and Orie H. (Richards) Drake. She was married on March 31, 1951 in Vera Cruz to Keith B. Schnepp.

She was a homemaker and worked at CTS in Berne for 25 years. She worked at Target in Flint, Michigan for several years and was a babysitter during the time she and her husband lived in Flint. She was also an avid flower gardener.

She is survived by two daughters, Cathy (Stan) Koenemann of Decatur; and Becky (Michael) Prante of Castroville, California; brother, Max Drake of Berne; and three grandchildren, Amy (John) Anweiler; Matthew (Charity) Koenemann; and Beth Koenemann.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on September 13, 1992; two sisters, Betty Knittle; and Sherian Zeser; two brothers, John Drake; and Don Drake; and granddaughter, Theresa Joann Koenemann.

Private funeral services will be held at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.

Memorials may be made to Southern Care Hospice.

Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit