Velma L. Schneider, 82

Velma L. Schneider, 82, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Iowa Veterans Home, in Marshalltown. Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Main Street Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Rev. Monsignor Jim Miller will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Main St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to

Velma was born March 16, 1931 in Bangor, IA to Harold L. and Erma G. (Matney) Hauser. She graduated in 1949 from Albion High School. She was united in marriage to Elrede F. Schneider on February 5, 1950 at the Saint Anthony Catholic Church. Velma resided in Lewisville, TX from 1977-2002, while there she sold Avon winning several Miss Albee awards. She also owned and operated E & V Art Gallery and sold tupperware while there. Velma loved to travel.

Velma will be missed by two sons; Eldon (Monica) Schneider of Marshalltown, George (Maureen) Schneider of Urbandale, IA, two daughters; Chris (Wes) Richardson of Montour, IA, Pat Evans of Godley, TX, fourteen grandchildren; Eldon (Julita) Schneider, Jessica Schneider, Katie Schneider, Meaghan (Garran) Gillispie, Sara (Jeremy) Danilson, Jon (Melissa) Richardson, Jill (Brad) Nesset, Michelle (Chad) Maas, Michael (Jennifer) Schneider, Melinda Schneider, Rachael Evans, Andy (Susie) Card, Alecia Evans, Sarah Evans, fourteen great grandchildren, two brothers; Harold L. Hauser of Tinley Park, IL, Herman Hauser of AL, and one sister; Betty (Nile) Bulanek of Marshalltown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elrede, a son, Steve, and a great granddaughter, Chyanne.