Mary Jane Schneider, 66, Eldon, passed away September 10, 2021 at her home.
She was born on November 15, 1954, to Johnnie and Alberta Sawyer.
She was united in marriage to Paul Schneider January 27, 1973.
Mary attended Maries R-2 High School in Belle. She worked as a CNA for Gasconade Manor in Owensville, and began working for Roedel Cleaning in 2004, where she eventually became the supervisor of night cleaning. Mary enjoyed fishing, dice and card games. She loved animals, to include her dogs and cats, and opossums and racoons. She loved every type of flower and collecting antiques. She was considered the “peacemaker” of the family and cherished her time with her grandchildren. She was very proud of her family and will be missed by them greatly.
She was preceded in death by parents Johnnie and Alberta; granddaughter Allison Schneider; niece Christina Hamline; brother Arnold Sawyer; and step-brothers Tom and Mitch Hamline.
She is survived by husband Paul of 48 years; sons Randy (Angela) of Eldon and Rusty (Melissa) of Eldon; sisters Alice Matthias (Fred), Debbie Hamline and Sandy Sawyer; brother Frank Sawyer (Mae); grandchildren Brook and Daniel Barnwell, Hailey Schneider, Benjamin and Jaxson Schneider and Star and Michael; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Owensville. A Celebration of Life will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor Stephanie DeLong officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Millard Family Cremation & Funeral Center, Eldon.