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Published October 05, 2013, 12:00 AM

Monica Schindler

Monica Schindler, 87, died on Monday, September 30, 2013 after a short stay at the ClayCo Care Center in Barnesville.

Monica P. Schindler was born on December 11, 1925 to Hermann and Emma (Knorr) Schindler in Ulm, Baden, Germany. She was baptized in Germany, and then at the age of 6 months, her family migrated to the United States. She grew to womanhood in the Barnesville area the oldest of six children. She attended country school through the 7th grade. She helped her Dad on the family farm for many years. In 1967, she started working for the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Barnesville as a CNA where she worked for 28 years. After retirement, she is known throughout the community for her fresh vegetables that she raised and sold. In 2002, at the age of 76, she fulfilled her goal of receiving her GED.

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