Carla R. Schneider, 61, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Salina, KS. She was born November 6, 1959 in Ellsworth, KS to Alfred and Edith (Bruning) Soukup.
Having a passion for care, Carla graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina and became a Registered Nurse. She worked many years as a charge nurse in the ICU at Salina Regional Health Center then later as a rehabilitation nurse at Holiday Resort in Salina.
Carla is survived by her daughter, Heather Westbrook (Chad) of Lindsborg, KS; son, Eric Nienke (Randi) of Ellsworth; daughter, Kim Schneider of Kanopolis, KS; son, Jake Schneider (Kim) of Carneiro, KS; grandchildren, Kylie, Gus, Roselyn, Kaeden, Elliette, Holton, David, Dannie, Derek, and Jayden; brothers, Jim (Pam), Gary (Becky), and Steve (Gale); and sister, Paula Soukup. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Scott Soukup.
Visitation: 1-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present 5-8 p.m.
Funeral service: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Parsons Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Salina Regional Health Center Auxiliary (a nursing scholarship will be established in Carla’s name), c/o Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.
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