Martha E. Schneider

  • Born: April 30, 1936
  • Died: November 2, 2012
  • Location: Lamar, Colorado

Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel

206 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 950
Lamar, CO 81052
Tel. 719-336-9011

Tribute & Message From The Family

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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Linda and family,
Just read about your mother's passing, so sorry, she was a great lady with a terrific smile. Remember being over at your house so much as a child, was always welcomed by her. She will be greatly missed.

Posted by Ginger - cuenca, ecuador - friend   March 19, 2013

Linda, It was so nice to see you on Saturday, but so sad to hear of your Mother's passing. The girls at work told me who your Mother was and she came in to the store (Lamar Thriftway) and shopped often. We will miss her! Thinking of you.... Gina

Posted by Gina Young - Lamar, CO - Friend   November 13, 2012

Rhonda and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was such a special person.She had such a great sense of humor and always had a smile on her face. I will miss her. With Sympathy, June.

Posted by June Martin - Lamar, CO - Friend   November 08, 2012

Rhonda - I was so sorry to hear about your mother. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.


Posted by Loretta Marsh - Wiley, CO   November 08, 2012

Rhonda and Family I am so sorry about Martha passing away. She always had a wonderful smile and a twinkle in her eyes when anyone ever talked to her. She will be missed terribly in our club and around Lamar. Sincerely Sympathy for you and all of the Family. Love you. Norma

Posted by Norma Sneller - Lamar, CO - Friend   November 07, 2012

Rhonda and Family: I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Maggie O'Neal    November 06, 2012


Martha was a true treasure and always so friendly and kind. I will always remember riding my tricycle to her house when I was a little girl to visit. She will truly be missed. Thoughts and prayers to Rhonda and family.

Posted by Barbara Long - Lamar, CO - Family Friend   November 06, 2012

Martha was the heart of TOPS Club of lamar. She always had an encouraging word. I loved it when she would say I have no treasurers report tonight because you just didn't give me any money. I will miss her greatly. My prayers for Rhonda and the family.

Posted by lenora springer - lamar, CO - friend   November 05, 2012

I'm so sorry that Martha has left this life on earth, but so thankful for the memory of her love, kindness, cheerfulness, and goodness. This is the legacy she has left behind, and it will continue to shine most brightly through Rhonda, Linda, and Bill. My sympathy and love to all of Martha's friends and family members in this time of loss and sadness.

Marie Kohlwaies
Colorado Springs

Posted by Marie Kohlwaies - Colorado Springs, CO - friend   November 05, 2012


My prayers and thoughts go to Martha's family. She always had a smile or a hug when you needed one. She will be greatly missed by all.

Posted by Carla Warman - Lamar, CO - Cousin   November 04, 2012