Althea Schneider

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Althea E. “Tee” Schneider, nee Maue, 89, of Belleville, IL, born January 4, 1934, in New Baden, IL, died Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Althea was dedicated to her faith, she was a member of St. Paul, Lady Lake, FL, community in which they published two cookbooks. Tee was involved in the baptismal preparation group at Queen of Peace. She was also a member of “Gear Up” and the luncheon funeral community at St. Nicholas. Tee, together with her husband Lloyd, owned and operated Lloyd’s Rental and Sales in Belleville, IL, for 35 years. She loved to play golf, and her greatest pastime was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Lloyd W. Schneider, whom she married on January 16, 1952, and who died on February 11, 2020; a daughter, Bonnie Hahn; a grandson, Christopher Hahn; her parents, Leo J. and Regina, nee Heyer, Maue; five brothers, Jerome, Laverne, James, Wilmer and Ralph Maue; and two sisters, Hermina Ross and Mary Ann Moorleghen.

Surviving are her two daughters, Debby (Dan) Willis of Swansea, IL, and Terri (Mark) Terhaar of St. Louis, MO; nine grandchildren, Eric (Angela) Willis, Lori (Mike) Koehn, Elizabeth (Mark) Neimeyer, Rachel Terhaar (Patrick Evangelista), Tobias Terhaar (Darby Dachroeden), Phillip (Erika) Terhaar, Martha Terhaar (Matthew Geier), Luke (Ally) Terhaar, and Anna (Patrick) Kerrigan; 14 great-grandchildren, Paige Koehn, Tyler Koehn, Blake Koehn, Sydney Willis, Owen Willis, Ashlyn Willis, Ben Neimeyer, Kate Neimeyer, Evelyn Neimeyer, Mira Evangelista, Arya Evangelista, Jack Terhaar, Charlie Terhaar, and Jack Kerrigan; and many dear nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at the Chapel of the Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A memorial mass will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at the Chapel of the Benedictine Living Community at the Shrine, 726 Community Drive, Belleville, IL, 62223.

A luncheon at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 625 St. Nicholas Drive, O’Fallon, IL, 62269, will follow the services.



3 Comments on Althea Schneider

Helen Myers said : Guest Report Jun 12, 2023 at 8:34 AM

So sorry for your loss. She will be missed by all who knew her. May God give you peace and comfort you and your family.

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Sharon Coltharp said : Guest Report Jun 09, 2023 at 8:52 AM

I’m so very sorry for the loss of your mom, Deb. I know this is difficult. I pray for peace & comfort for you and your family as you struggle through your grief. My thoughts are with you all!

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Christine Sternau said : Guest Report May 28, 2023 at 10:15 PM

Debby…. Sorry to hear about your mom. Your mom and Dad where good friends with my parents and had many good times together. Now they can continue on. God bless you and your family during this time.

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