Stephanie Schneggenburger Obituary: Community Mourns Victim of Tragic Collision
Stephanie Schneggenburger Obituary:The local community is grieving the loss of 55-year-old Stephanie Ann Schneggenburger, who died from injuries sustained in a devastating head-on collision on August 6, 2023. Stephanie’s tragic passing, along with that of her husband Bruce, has left family and friends devastated.
Stephanie Schneggenburger Obituary: Remembering Stephanie’s Life
Stephanie Schneggenburger was known as a kind, thoughtful person who always put others before herself. She had a bright spirit and caring nature that touched the lives of all who knew her.
Stephanie was a dedicated wife, mother, and friend. She loved spending time with family, traveling, and serving her church and community. Her faith was incredibly important to her, and she shared her beliefs generously with those around her.
Though her time with us was cut far too short, Stephanie lived her life to the fullest. She made the world a little brighter through her selfless acts and warm heart. Her memory will remain a blessing to many.
Details of the Tragic Crash
On the morning of August 6th, Stephanie was a passenger in a Honda CRV driven by her husband Bruce Schneggenburger, 56. As they traveled southbound on US-221 near Woodstown Road in Ashe County, hazardous weather conditions created visibility issues.
A GMC Canyon driven by Nicholas Sponholz, 21, crossed over the center line and collided head-on with the Schneggenburgers’ vehicle around 2:30 PM. Stephanie sustained severe injuries in the initial impact.
First responders transported Stephanie to Watauga Medical Center, but tragically, she succumbed to her injuries. Her husband Bruce also passed away at the scene of the devastating crash.
Legal Charges and Ongoing Investigation
Following the collision, Nicholas Sponholz was taken into police custody. He faces charges including two counts of misdemeanor death by vehicle. Additional contributing factors like failure to maintain his driving lane are also being investigated.
No doubt, the local community is devastated over this preventable tragedy. Our thoughts go out to all affected as we keep the Schneggenburger family close in our hearts during this incredibly difficult time.
Honoring Stephanie’s Memory
While nothing can erase the profound grief of losing Stephanie, she will remain alive in the cherished memories of those fortunate to know her. The Davidson Funeral Home is coordinating with Stephanie’s family to provide assistance and ensure she is laid to rest with dignity.
Stephanie Schneggenburger’s bright spirit touched many. Her legacy will carry on through the people she inspired with her faith, kindness, and passion for life. Though gone too soon, she will never be forgotten.