Mary M. Schneider, 78, of La Porte City, formerly of Dubuque and Evansdale, died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1940 in Dubuque the daughter of Arnold and Francis Wickman Schneider.

She married James Crimmins in Dubuque, they were later divorced. Mary worked as a Daycare Provider and Foster Mother for many years.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Porte City.

Mary is survived by three daughters, Sherri Jackson of La Porte City, Sandra Crimmins of Jacksonville, FL, Susan Crimmins of Waterloo; two sons, Richard Crimmins of West Des Moines, Randy (Sandy) Zaug of Hazelton; eight grandchildren, Josh (Lyndsay) Petersen of Parkersburg, Jesse (Elaine) Petersen of Waukee, Ren (CJ) Nichols of Waterloo, Tyler Crimmins of West Des Moines, Mackenzie (Casey) Kluesner of Des Moines, Jayme (Randy) Van Brocklin of Independence, Andrew Zaug of Ft. Dodge, Samantha (Michael) Fuller of Waverly; eight great grandchildren, Halie, Olivia, Jack and Maxwell Petersen, Greysen Petersen, Zoie Van Brocklin, Paxton and Phoebe Fuller; one sister, Kay (Gene) Bakey of Arizona; one brother, Mike (Sally) Schneider of Dubuque; two sisters-in-law, Delores Schneider of Oregon and Mary L. Schneider of Wisconsin and one brother-in-law, Len Sindt of Delhi.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Charlie, Ed and Steven Schneider and four sisters, Jan Langevin, Elaine Sindt, Sue Ellen and Jean both in infancy.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Porte City with burial in the West View Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.

Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1021 Poplar St. La Porte City, Iowa 50651.

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131. Online condolences may be left at