Betty L. Schneider, 83, Valley City, went to her heavenly home Friday, March 14, 2014. Betty was born April 15, 1930, in Strongsville, to the late Emil and Cassie Smith. She resided in Valley City since 1951.
Betty was an active member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where she was member of the choir and the Women's Fellowship. She and her partner, Doris Nolan, were in charge of the Fish Fries for 30 years.
Betty was a well noted cook and baker, especially enjoyed decorating cakes. She always had a garden, canning and freezing for those winter months. Betty loved children and enjoyed babysitting. Betty was very well loved and we will all miss her wonderful smile.
She was the beloved mother of William, James (Sue), Edward (Jane), JoAnn (Scott) Campbell and Robert (April); cherished grandmother of Adam, Chris, Emily, Ben, Jason, Jolene, Scotty and Cassie; special great-grandmother of Shyla, Skylar, Andy and Garrett; and dear sister of Jenny Smith, Grace Hammon and Myrtle Schuehrer.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Fred, 2001; son, Andrew; brothers, Dwight, Ray, Roy, Leon, Willard, Amil and Robert Smith; and sisters,Faith Kidney, Dorothy Kelley and Frances Brooks.
Funeral Service will be 11 A.M., Monday, March 17, 2014, at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 6656 Center Road, Valley City, with Reverend Bert Ambrose, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Rest Acre Cemetery, Valley City. Calling hours 4 until 8 P.M., Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City.
Memorials suggested, if desired, to Emmanuel United Church of Christ.