UPDATE Martha E. Schneider – April 30, 1936 – November 2, 2012


A celebration of life funeral service for longtime Lamar, CO resident, Martha E. Schneider will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.  Burial will follow in the Wiley Cemetery.  Pastor Mike Schneider will officiate.  Visitation will be at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 with family present from 5:00 to 7:00.  

Martha Elaine (Schroeder) Schneider was born on April 30, 1936 in Lamar, Colorado to William and Francis (Smith) Schroeder. She passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 at her residence in Lamar at the age of 76.

Martha attended Columbine Grade School and was in the 1953 graduating class of Wiley High School. She married Harry Schneider in 1954 and three children were born to this union. Martha loved and took great pride in raising her children and in being actively involved in their lives. Her love and generosity extended to all of her family and friends. 

Martha’s many interests included collecting depression glass, books, movies, and state quarters. She was active in TOPS, ceramics, Craft Club, and sewing. She was an avid Bronco fan. She retired after working 41 years as a bookkeeper for Guy Peery. 

Martha is preceded in death by her father, William Schroeder (1951), by her mother, Francis (Schroeder) Fisher (2003), and her brother Thomas Schroeder (2010). 

Martha is survived by her children Rhonda Schneider of Lamar, CO.; Linda Schneider of Aurora, CO.; and Bill Schneider of Jenks, OK.; By her siblings Dewayne (Gayle) Schroeder of Lamar, CO.; Kent (Susan) Fisher of Lamar, CO.; Cheryl (Don) Yoxsimer of Lamar, CO.; Debra (Chuck) Babcock of Lamar, CO.; and Tim (Chandra) Fisher of Enid, OK.; by a sister-in-law Carla Schroeder of El Dorado, CA. other relatives and many friends. Martha will be remembered and greatly missed by all who knew her. 

Services for Martha Schneider are under the direction of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel Lamar. For more information and online condolences please visit our website at www.valleymemorialfc.com.

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