Nancy Schindler

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nancy Schindler, 55, of Perryville died Friday, April 15, 2005, in Perryville.

She was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Everett and Viola Kirn Gibbar. She and Wayne Schindler were married July 22, 1978.

Schindler was a 1968 graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School. She was named National WAC of the year in 1969, this being the first time this honor was bestowed to a woman in the U.S. Army. She was a founding member of Women's Exchange and Parent to Parent.

She served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Jordan Stevens of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; her mother of Perryville; a sister, Mary Gibbar of Perryville; two brothers, Scott and Toby Gibbar of Perryville.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at the funeral home.