Ann Marie (McMahon) Schindler

October 19, 1937 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 84)


Ann M. Schindler, 84, of Chatfield, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, with her family by her side.

Ann Marie McMahon was born October 19, 1937 in Rochester, to James and Elizabeth (Dempsey) McMahon.  She grew up in rural Chatfield.  She graduated from Chatfield High School in 1955.  She attended 2 years of Business School in Mankato. On September 14, 1957, she married her high school sweet heart, Richard Schindler at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield.  Ann worked for AFC Corp. in Chatfield for 25 years.

Ann was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church,  Alter Society and Red Hats group.  She enjoyed bowling, golfing, crafting all types of cards, traveling on bus trips and on cruises.  She loved to watch High School sporting events and MN Twins, and Vikings.

Ann is survived by her husband, Richard; son, Dan (Marcia) of Chatfield, and daughter, Deb (Dale) Simon of Stewartville; 2 grandchildren, Drew Schindler and Kelly Simon; brother Bill (Maureen) McMahon of Chatfield, and a sister, Charlotte (James) Ryan of Chatfield; Sister in-law Nancy McMahon of Chatfield.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Elizabeth; 3 siblings, Jim, Joyce and Tom.

Funeral Mass for Ann will be 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, in Chatfield with Reverend Edward McGrath and Reverend Richard Dernek co-officiating.  Visitation will be 3 – 5 on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and also one hour before for service.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield.

The Schindler family would like to thank the Mayo Hospice for her care.

Riley Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the Schindler family with arrangements.  Online condolences are welcome at

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July 24, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
405 Bench Street SW
Chatfield, MN 55923

Funeral Mass
July 25, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
405 Bench Street SW
Chatfield, MN 55923

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