Thelma Elizabeth Schneider went home to be with the Lord on January 19, 2006.
Born in Philadelphia, she enjoyed Gods grace on this earth for 99 years. Thelma was the second child and only daughter of Walter Scott and Elizabeth Stewart Street. She married Louis F. Schneider in 1930. After her husbands retirement from Philadelphia Electric Company, they moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Thelma remained in Florida following her husbands death. She moved to Conroe, Texas in 1991.
Lou and Thelma raised two boys, Louis King and Thomas Henry. They enjoyed raising their children with a close-knit group of more than a dozen families in the Philadelphia area. Together, they enjoyed the childrens activities, sporting events, vacations and holidays. Thelma loved to host parties for this special group of friends.
Thelma took a keen interest in the lives of others. She was a wonderful conversationalist and loved to play a wide variety of card games with family and friends. She found true delight in her great-grandchildren. One of Thelmas joys was to serve in local hospitals. She began in Philadelphia, continued in Fort Lauderdale and finished in Conroe at the age of 91. She actively served in churches all her life. While living in Conroe, she attended Conroe Bible Church and Lakeside Bible Church. Thelma was blessed with an alert mind which she kept sharp by doing crossword puzzles, reading books and enjoying stimulating conversation.
Thelma was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by a loving family: children, Lou and Peggy Schneider, Tom and Sannie Schneider; grandchildren, David and Gwen Schneider, Ann K. Moetteli, Kathryn and Scott Shirley, Stephen and Katie Schneider, Brian and Keiko Schneider, Scott and Cindy Schneider, Douglas and Holly Schneider; fifteen great-grandchildren whom she dearly loved, Karis, Meg, Nate and Evangeline Schneider, Maggie Moetteli, Meredith and Prescott Shirley, Kyle Schneider, Anna and Yumi Schneider, Gregory and Jacqueline Schneider, Lance, Kellen, and Bryce Schneider, and another little girl expected in July.
The service will be held at Cashner Colonial Chapel on Monday, January 23, 2006 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Louis K. Schneider and Pastor David K. Schneider officiating.