Mrs. Schneider passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Carriage House of Bay City, age 85. Amy was born June 16, 1927 in Bay City to the late James and Goldie (Moore) Waynee. She married Manfred R. Schneider on June 4, 1958; he survives her. Amy was a Native American Story Teller in several area schools and was awarded the Bay City Times Hardy Award for her Indian heritage and history story telling. She was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and a former President of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Association. She also loved traveling throughout Europe.
Surviving besides her husband, Manfred are two sons, Gary S. (Renee) and James S. (Christine) Schneider, eight grandchildren: Stacee (Michael) Gearns, Gary N. Schneider, Matthew and Jessica Cornejo, Erin (Dan) Brady, Justin and Ryan Burke and Kristen Brubaker, seven great grandchildren, one brother, Robert (Margie) Waynee, two sisters in-law, Marianne (Raji) Mondol and Ruth Slate, best friend, Donna Granzow, numerous nieces and nephews. Amy was predeceased by two brothers, James and Edward Waynee.
AMY’S FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE STAFF AND DOCTORS AT CARRIAGE HOUSE FOR THEIR KIND AND COMPASSIONATE CARE THEY GAVE AMY AND HER FAMILY.
Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service for Amy will be held at the Little Indian Mission Church on North Euclid at a later date to be announced in the Bay City times. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Little Indian Mission Church on North Euclid or the American Lung Association.