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Schnucks Markets Matriarch, Doris Schnuck, Dies

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(KTVI)-Doris Schnuck, matriarch of the Schnucks grocery store family, died Saturday at her home in Clayton. Schnuck, 88, wife of the late Donald O. Schnuck and mother of six, worked with her husband to turn a north St. Louis grocery into the region’s leading supermarket chain.

Mrs. Schnuck supported many community organizations. The Children’s Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden is named for her.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Schnucks operates 100 stores in five states, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa.