Doris Marie Shidler

Feb. 13, 1928 — Nov. 4, 2020

Doris Marie Shidler, 92, of Star City, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Pulaski Healthcare Center in Winamac.

Born on Feb. 13, 1928, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Earl Milton Banta and Bertha Marie (Hufford) Elder. 

On April 30, 1960, she married Grover Shidler. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2015.

She worked at General Tire and Rubber Co. as a press operator and retired from Federal Mogul. She formerly worked at Knebel Grocery in Star City in the 1970s.

She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Doris enjoyed going to the Blue Chip casino with her husband and in their younger years, enjoyed dancing the night away at the VFW.

Doris lived at McKinney Place in Logansport from 2015-2019 spending two winters in Florida with her daughter, Diana.

Survivors include her children: Richard (Annette) Schoenradt of Waco, Texas, David (Debbie) Schoenradt of Greentown, Diana Tocco (Willie Ho) of Holiday, Florida, Jackie (John) Baker of Winamac, and Veronica (Richard) Applegate of Warsaw; sisters, Bonnie Kite of Logansport, and Becky Lambert of North Manchester; sister-in-law Janice Banta of Logansport; niece Gloria Gleitz of Logansport; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her son Stephen Schoenradt; brother Dick Banta; sister Earladean Gordon; nephew Nick Gordon; and granddaughter Traci Roe.

Visitation was from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday, Nov. 9, at Rans Funeral Homes and Crematory, Harrison Chapel, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center. Services followed at 1 p.m. Pastor Tom Woodley officiated. Burial took place at Buck Cemetery in Thornhope.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Pulaski Animal Center, P.O. Box 156, Winamac, IN, 46996. 

Doris’ online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared at

(Pulaski County Journal — Nov. 11, 2020)

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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