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SCHNEIDER, Dr. Shirley K. 78, of Springfield, passed away Friday October 4, 2013 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 1, 1935 as the only child of the late Robert and Marjorie Schneider in Springfield, Ohio. She graduated from Springfield High School in 1953, Northwestern University Dental School in 1959 and Wittenberg University in 1968. She practiced dentistry for forty-two years in Springfield, retiring in 2001. Shirley was a member of the Zonta Club of Springfield for fifty years, serving at the local, district, and international level culminating as Zonta International President 1980-1982. She also served on the Lakeside Ohio Chautauqua Board of Trustees and several committees at Cedarville University where she was honored also as an honorary alumnus in 1986. An avid sports fan, she was the official scorekeeper for the men's and women's basketball teams for over forty years at Cedarville University. She is survived by several cousins and two "adopted" families, Don and Nedra Callan; Ron and Carol Baker and their children and grandchildren. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Cedarville, Ohio. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday October 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Grace Baptist Church, 109 N. Main Street, Cedarville with Pastor Craig Miller, Dr. Paul Dixon, Dr. Don Callan and Ronald Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers Shirley's wishes were memorial contributions be made to Cedarville University basketball programs, Zonta International and Grace Baptist Church of Cedarville. You may express condolences to the family at www.littetonandrue.com
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home
830 North Limestone Street Springfield, OH 45503
Published in Springfield News-Sun from Oct. 5 to Oct. 6, 2013