Sept. 28, 1934 ~ April 8, 2018
Betty Schneider, born Sept. 28, 1934, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on April 8, 2018, in Chandler, Ariz. She is survived by her three children, all of whom graduated from Meeker High School: Vicki Bernhardt of Prescott, Ariz., Mark (Carmen) Schneider of Santee, Calif., Cheryl (Danny) Pevler of Maricopa, Ariz.,, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Betty and Jim resided in Meeker from 1968 to 2006 when they moved to DeBeque, Colo. After Jim passed away in 2009, Betty moved to Prescott, Ariz., to be closer to her children. In 2012 Betty moved to an assisted-living home in Chandler, Ariz.
Betty was a secretary/dispatcher at the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Department in Meeker for 27 years from 1972 to 1999 when she retired. Betty and Jim enjoyed traveling the United States after her retirement.
Over the years many Meeker babies began life with a hand-crocheted baby afghan from Betty, she loved children. Betty and Jim often visited Arizona to enjoy their grandchildren and on occasions brought coolers of snow, which was always a delight.
Their residence west of Meeker was easily recognized by Jim’s horseshoe sculptures.
She will be missed by friends and family.