Rachel R. (Rodenbeck) Schenher

November 4, 1972 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 46)

Rachel (Rodenbeck) Schenher, 46, of Avilla, passed away on April 21, 2019, at Parkview Noble Hospital.

Born in Fort Wayne, on November 4, 1972, to Jim and Gail (Thompson) Rodenbeck. She spent her formative years in Noble County, graduating from East Noble High School in 1991.

Rachel was married to Jim Schenher Jr., in Kendallville, on July 3, 2004.

She worked at Mahoney Foundries for 12 years, retiring in January 2019.

She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla.

“A special thank you to all the caretakers that helped take care of Rachel and the Mahoney Foundries Family for their support during her fight.”

Rachel is survived by her husband, Jim Schenher Jr.; her parents, Jim and Gail Rodenbeck; three step-sons, Austin (Megan) Schenher, Aijay Schenher and Alex (Melinda) Schenher; two brothers, Marvin (Renee) Rodenbeck and Bret (Deanna) Rodenbeck; two sisters, Carla (Scott) Butler and Jill Rodenbeck; seven grandchildren, Kaiden, Kolsen, Keragan, Willow, Asher, Bella and Sofia; many nieces and nephews.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends on Sunday, April 28, 2019, from 2:00 p.m., until 6:00 p.m., at the funeral home. A Rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Burial will take place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Parkview Hospice, Noble County.

Online note to the family at

Donations may be made to:

Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana
6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne IN 46825
Tel: 1-260-484-9560

Parkview Home Health & Hospice - Noble
1836 Ida Red Road, Kendallville IN 46755

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