Diana Partridge

Isidore Wohlscheid

Loren "Bud" Schneeberger

Diana Partridge

Diane Maxine Partridge, 49, of Dewitt, passed away March 5, 2000. She was born April 28, 1950 in Big Rapids, the daughter of William and Maxine Jehnsen.

She was a devoted Nascar racing fan, and enjoyed flowers in her garden.

Surviving are her husband of 20 years, John; three daughters, Allicia (Chad) Lupnitz of Lansing, Jessica (Joe) Partridge of Lake, and Mary (Todd) Lipka of Lansing; three sons, David (Erin) Badgley, Michael (Michelle) Badgley and Rick Partridge all of Lansing; nine grandchildren; mother, Maxine Jehnsen of DeWitt; two brothers William Jehnsen of DeWitt, and Wayne (Johanna) Jehnsen of Lansing; her two cats.

Memorial services were held March 8 at Mt. Hope Church, DeWitt, with Pastor Joe Perri officiating. Memorials may be made to the Nuero-Intensive Care Unit at Sparrow Hospital, or Mt. Hope Church. The family was served by the Gorsline-Runciman Company.

Isidore Wohlscheid

Isidore Joseph Wohlscheid, 86, of Pewamo, died March 5, 2000. He was born Jan. 14, 1914, the son of Nicholas and Olive (Rademacher) Wohlscheid.

He was a dairy farmer, and a member of U.A.W. Local 652, having retired from General Motors in 1970.

Isidore enjoyed fishing and traveling, spending several winters in Florida and summers at Houghton Lake at the state forest campground.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Geneva Maryann Kramer, whom he married Nov. 30, 1940. Also surviving are five sons, Roy (Mary) of Clinton Township, James and Edward of Lansing, John (Ann Marie) of DeWitt, and Francis of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; four daughters, Janice Spitzley of Fowler, Marie (Terry) Medlock of Eaton Rapids, Susan (Luke) Koenigsknecht of St. Johns, and Marcia (Kevin) Miller of Portland; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Caroline Spitzley of Lansing; and sisters-in-laws Ruth Wohlscheid of Florida, Gertrude Werner of Ionia, Blanche Wohlscheid of Grand Rapids, Josetta (Donald) Ott of St. Johns; brother-in-law, Gerald Kramer of Montrose; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Isidore was preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, Julius, Peter, and Marion; and two sisters, Agnes Doyle and Jean Selbeck.

Funeral Mass was celebrated March 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pewamo, burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Westphalia, with the Rev. Fr. Charlon Mason officiating.

Loren "Bud" Schneeberger

Loren E. "Bud" Schneeberger, 80, of DeWitt, passed away March 6, 2000. He was born Feb. 7, 1920 in DeWitt Township.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He retired from Tranter Manufacturing Crop in 1981 after 38 years of service. He drove bus for the Clinton County Intermediate School District for 11 years, delivered buses for Squires Corporation and was courtesy driver for Annie Rae.

He was a member of Redeemer United Methodist Church, a Cub Scout leader, 4-H leader, an avid bowler for over 50 years and member of the Bowling Hall of Fame. He loved camping with special friends at Crystal Lake.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Arlene; one daughter, Suzanne (Warren) Baird of DeWitt; three sons, Eugene Loren (Connie) and Garry (Shirley), both of DeWitt, and Steven of St. Johns; grandchildren, Paul and Matthew Schneeberger, Brenda (Mark) Knauf, Lora (Scott) Benjamin, Kristin Ingram and Maya Kay; great-grandchildren Anthony, Chelsea, Cody, Jessy, Sarah and Morgan; sisters, his twin Lorna (Duane) Peltier of Lansing, Beatrice Watson of Lansing and Orva (Douglas) Reed of DeWitt.

Funeral services were March 10 at Redeemer United Methodist Church, with Dr. Rodney J. Kalajainen, pastor, officiating. Interment was at DeWitt Cemetery with military services provided by the Edwin J. Leyanna VFW Post #671, DeWitt, where he was a life-long member. Memorials may be made to Redeemer UM Church, or Hospice of Clinton County. The family was served by the Gorsline-Runciman Co.