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Mary E. Schneider

Age 91, of Louisville, KY

Mary E. Schneider
Schneider, Mary Elizabeth Niehoff, 91, passed away on May 10, 2016 at the Franciscan Home with her loving family by her side. She was born on December 22, 1924, in Starlight, Indiana to the late Herman and Zita Book Niehoff. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Earl Schneider, her sister Anna Andres and brothers Bernard and Pete Niehoff. Mary was a homemaker and a Catholic by faith. She loved family gatherings, where over 60 people would pack in her home. She loved spending time outdoors, gardening, and sitting on her swing waiting for someone to pop in for a visit. Mary is survived by her 12 children, Pat Wheeler (Larry), Jeanne Speer, Barbara Hagan (Jim), Mary Ecken (Ron), Bob Schneider (Patty), Kathy Sundell (David), David Schneider (Janet), Kenny Schneider (Sheila), Martha Fowler (Kenny), Rita Byrd (Tom), Debbie Fowler (Larry), Angie Sauer (Rob), along with 22 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at St. Rita,s Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Michael,s Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home, Okolona Chapel. Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home, New Haven has been entrusted with arrangements. Her family would like to thank her very special doctor of 18 years, Dr. Don Stevens. Her family would also like to thank Mary,s assisted living team at the Franciscan Home, who took great care of her. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Rita,s Catholic Church or The Franciscan Home.

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