In memory of
Marguerite Lorena (Ellison) Schnautz
Marguerite Lorena (Ellison) Schnautz Evansville, Ind. - Marguerite Lorena (Ellison) Schnautz, 103, formerly of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville, Indiana. Marguerite was born in Daviess County, Kentucky on January 15, 1917 to the late Robert and Julia (Russell) Ellison. She graduated from Memorial High School and worked at Whirlpool as an inspector for 22 years. Marguerite was a member of the Queen's Daughter at Assumption Church for eight years, six of those years she served as the president. She was also a past member of St. Theresa Catholic Church where she volunteered in various ministries. She enjoyed traveling, attending car races, horse races and family reunions. Marguerite will be remembered as a woman of faith who loved her family deeply. Marguerite is survived by her daughter, Marita Brooke (Mark) of Fishers, IN; grandchildren, Kayla Creely (Jarrett) of Lexington, KY and Colin Brooke of Carmel, IN; and by her great-grandson, Jacks Creely. Marguerite was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Henry Schnautz, Jr. in 1977; by her parents; sister, Martyna Reardon; brothers, Joseph Ellison and James Ellison. A celebration of Marguerite's life will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Friends may visit from 11:00 am until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, IN 47577. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Prairie Lakes Health Campus and Brighton Hospice for all of their care and compassion. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com .
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