Thursday, June 14, 2012

Rosetta "Rosie" (Murray) Schneider 1941-2004

Rosetta Schneider, one of ten children born to the union of Everett and Lillie (Martin) Murray, was born August 13, 1939 at Cherryville, Missouri.

Rosie attended the Cuba schools. When she was a young girl, she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal savior and was baptized in the First Baptist Church of Cherryville.

On August 3, 1981, Rosie was united in marriage with Paul Schneider. He preceded her in death on June 10, 2002.

As a young woman, Rosie drove a bus for the Waynesville Local Lines and later worked for Biggs Cleaners. She moved to Ohio in 1972 where she worked in the school cafeteria and drove a bus for the Wapakoneta School District for over 25 years. Rosie and Paul were also active in the Eagles Club in Wapakoneta. In 1999, they retired to Holts Summit, Missouri..Rosie, under protest. Rosie made delicious candies and other baked goods, and was wonderful to share.

Rosie went home to be with her Lord the evening of February 16, 2004 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri, at the age of 64 years, 6 months and 3 days.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her mother: Lillie Murray of Waynesville, MO; four sisters: Alice Murray and Enkie Rutko and her husband, Arthur, all of Waynesville, MO, Erma Skinner and her husband, Charles of Crocker, MO, and Edna Nelson and her husband, Bill of Columbia, MO; four brothers: Clifford Murray of St. Robert, MO, Herman Murray and his wife, Marsha of Richland, MO, Raymond Murray and his wife, Jackie of Wapakoneta, OH and Randy Murray and his wife, Vicki of Laceys Spring, AL; a sister-in-law: Dorothy Hofstetter of Higginsville, MO; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.

In addition to her husband, Rosie was also preceded in death by her father and one sister: Henrietta Jude.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, February 20, at Waynesville Memorial Chapel with Rev. Harold Elson officiating. Recordings of "One Day at a Time and "Go Rest High on that Mountain were played. Serving as escorts were Eddie Bales, Steve Dapper, Clarence Greer, Terry Schultz, Jesse Tanner and Darold Wieners.

Burial followed in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Waynesville Memorial Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rosie Schneider.

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