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Barbara A. Schneibel

Sep 26, 2020

Aug. 22, 1933 – Sept. 15, 2020

Barbara A. Schneibel

passed to eternal life on

September 15, 2020 in

Bismarck. Barbara was

born in Rugby on August

22, 1933 to Adam and

Clara (Voeller) Held. She

grew up in the rural Selz,

North Dakota family farm

and received her educa-

tion there.

Barbara was united in

marriage to Maurus

Schneibel at St. Anthony’s

Catholic Church in Selz

on October 20, 1952. They

farmed near Fulda until

1958 when they pur-

chased a farm near Selz.

Here they raised their

family of 5 sons on the

family farm. In 1975,

they moved to Rugby

where she provided day-

care for several years in

her home. After Maurus

passed away in March of

2009, Barbara moved to

Haaland Manor Apart-

ments in Rugby and en-

joyed all the activities

provided. In 2017, she

moved to St. Gabriel’s

Community in Bismarck.

She loved the vibrant

community and was al-

ways busy with the ac-

tivities. She was especial-

ly proficient at Wii bowl-


Barbara was a member

of Christian Mothers of St.

Anselm’s in Fulda, St.

Anthony’s in Selz and Lit-

tle Flower in Rugby. She

was also a member of

Catholic Order of

Forrester’s. She enjoyed

baking, gardening, cook-

ing, loved to embroider

and shared her em-

broidered items with her

family and had a talent for

playing the organ and pi-

ano. She loved to play

cards, especially with her

grandchildren, but her

greatest passion was fami-

ly and her faith.

Barbara is survived by

her children, Darrell

(Susie) of Bismarck,

Monte (Gayle) of Rugby,

Randy (Deb) of Oxbow,

Gary of Aberdeen, S.D.,

and Kevin (MaryKaye) of

Manvel. 11 Grandchildren

include Dustin Schneibel,

Jaime (Chad) Wolf, Micha-

el Schneibel, Angie (Ja-

son) Jelinek, Ryan (Jessi-

ca) Schneibel, Jacey (Bill)

Kramer, Casey (Justin)

Barclay, Brendon, Tho-

mas, Jennifer and Gabriel

Schneibel. 16 Great

Grandchildren include:

Maddie, Brayden, Hailey,

Mikayla, Harper, Shacey,

Willow, Ellie, Sadie,

Tahlia, Oliver, Quinn,

Kinsley, Peyton, Lydia,

and Cooper.

She is survived by sis-

ter Loretta Heilman in

Bismarck. She is survived

by her sisters-in-law Re-

becca (Red) Cusey, Pau-

line Weiland, Barbara (Ed)

Schafer, Phyllis

Schneibel, Ann Schneibel

and numerous nieces and

nephews. She was pre-

ceded in death by her

husband Maurus, parents

Adam and Clara Held,

brother and sister-in-law

Edward and Mary Held

and brother-in-law Joe


Mass of Christian Buri-

al was held at 11 a.m.

Sat., Sept. 19th at the Lit-

tle Flower Catholic

Church, Rugby with buri-

al in the church cemetery.

Fr. Anthony Cruz, Cele-

brant & Fr. Thomas

Graner, Concelebrant.

Organist: Glenda Mack

Vocalists: Thomas &

Jennifer Schneibel

Readers: Grand-

daughters, Jaime Wolf and

Angie Jelinek

Honorary Bearers:

Grandchildren, Brendon,

Gabriel & Jennifer


Casket Bearers:


Mike, Ryan, & Thomas

Schneibel, Jaime Wolf,

Angie Jelinek, Casey Bar-

clay & Jacey Kramer

Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby. Online registry:



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