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Carol F. (Schneekloth) Hankins

October 4, 1934 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 86)

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Carol F. Hankins, 86, of Shenandoah, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Shenandoah Medical Center.   

A celebration of life memorial graveside service for Carol will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:30 am at  Rose Hill Cemetery.  A memorial is being established in Carol's name.  


Carol Faye (Schneekloth) Hankins, daughter of Harold and Freyda (Hinrichsen) Schneekloth was born on October 4, 1934, at the old Ute hospital in Ute, Iowa. She entered into eternal peace on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Shenandoah Medical Center at the age of 87 years, 8 months, 8 days.

In her early years she began working for Henry Fields Nurseries while obtaining her G.E.D. Later, she work ed many years as a waitress for the Tall Corn Motel. When she decided to slow down, she worked part-time as a caregiver for those confined at home.

Her special interests were attending all family reunions, which she loved dearly. Carol also enjoyed reading murder mystery books and spending time looking for antiquities, especially Carnival Glass and Hurricane Lamps. But her greatest joy was going on vacations with her family and spending time with her beloved grandchildren.

Preceding Carol in death were her parents; sisters, Patricia Cronkhite, Arla Holman, and Joan Davis and nephew Rodney Beck.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, John Priest; grandsons, Michael Priest, Bradley Priest, Christopher (Stephanie) Priest, Nicholas Priest and Nathan Priest; great grandchildren, Greg, Josh, Nicole, McKenna, Harry, Elaina and Emma; one great grandchild; two brothers, Gene (Janet) Schneekloth and Phillip (Deborah) Schneekloth; other relatives; and many friends.

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Memorial Graveside Service
June 19, 2021

11:30 AM
Rose Hill Cemetery
Argus Rd Shenandoah, IA 51601
Shenandoah, IA 51601


To The Family
P O Box 277, Shenandoah IA 51601
Tel: 1-712-246-2526

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