Erika McDonald

Erika McDonald, 64, of Thawville passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at her home in Thawville. She was born on April 30, 1954 in Yugoslavia, the daughter of Johann and Maria (Krish) Schneider.

Surviving is one daughter, Rose (Clifford) Mischke of Thawville; seven grandchildren, Amanda Mischke, Sarah Mischke, Clifford Mischke Jr., Laura Mischke, Monica Mischke, Colleen Mischke, and Dakota Mischke; four great grandchildren, Nolan, Rowen, Lilly, and Paisley; one sister, Helen Creeman of Chatsworth; one brother, John Schneider of Arkansas; one godson, Mike (Donna) Creeman of Cullum; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Peter Schneider.
Mrs. McDonald enjoyed crossword puzzles, country music, and crime shows on TV. She loved spending time with her family.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga. Pastor Brian King will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Evergreen Park, IL.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the memorial service on Tuesday, from 10:00-11:00 am.

Memorials may be made to Ford County Relay for Life.

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