Beatrice Schneider (Krause)

SCHNEIDER-Beatrice (Krause), of Omaha, passed away Sept. 8, 2008, at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Dorothy Krause, founders of the Bargain Spot, a retail business which they operated for 40 years in downtown Council Bluffs. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ben Schneider, who died one month ago. Beatrice and Ben were partners in the Bargain Spot from 1948 until the store’s closing in 1978. She is survived by daughters: Jan Lund and husband Blake, Omaha, Lynn Bernstien and husband Mark, Dallas, TX, Hermene “Mimi” Schneider and husband Doug Boyd, Lincoln, NE; grandsons, Alex Lund, Aaron Bernstien, Joel Bernstien and wife Megan; sisters: Shirley Cherniss and husband Edward Fresno, CA, Joan Lipsey and husband Alfred of Tucson, AZ; nieces and nephews. Graveside Service Wednesday, 4pm Beth El Cemetery, 84th & “L”. Memorials to Ralston Community Theater, Cathedral Arts Project, N.E.T. Foundation (Nebraska Educational Television) or Tuesday Musical Concert Series.


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