Henry Nicholas Schnee Obituary (23 Sept 1954)
HENRY SCHNEE RITES THURSDAY MORNING DIES HERE SEPT. 20 AFTER LONG ILLNESS Henry Nicholas iSchnee, 50, died at his home northeast odE Alton Monday, Sept. 20 at 8:15 in tha evening, after an illness of six years. Funeral services will <be held at Bt. Mary's church this Thursday morning in charge of Rev. Z. Reising. Pallbearers will be Tony Pottebaum, Vic Sctmeid- er, "Arnold Mousel, Joe Hahsen, Ed Schlichte and O. P. Kettler. "Wakes were held Tuesday and "Wednesday evening at the Fisch Funeral home in Rerasen. Henry Schnee, or "Heinle" as he was called by his . many friends, was born April 15th, 1904 Rt Alton and attended St. Mary's school here. Nov. 25, 1930 he was married to Irene Boever at St.. Joi5eph church, Granville. Surviving are his wife Irene and two sons, William and Francis; his mother, Mrs. "Wm. Schnee of Alton; one brother, Albert of Alton; and eight sisters: Mrs. Clara Adler, Howard, S.D., Mrs. Ida Gansemer, Sheldon: Mrs. Tony Vonderh^rr and Cornelia, Alton. Rita of LeMars, Emma and Mrs. Johnny Rpin- dprs of Oranere City, Mrs. Oscar KIpin, Westfield, N. J. His father and one son, Emmet, ^receded him in dfStth. The family have~lived north- ea.st of Alton for ten years after previously farming nepr l?em.sen. In ill health .for much of that time Mr. Schnee carried ftn with courage awd pha'^ul fortitudie. He was confined to his bed for only two weeks before his passing. He was s lov- aV memlber of St. Mary's Catholic church her^and a devoted family man. ! Charles Lyons Stars In International Football Match Charles Lyons, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lyons, former Al- tonites, is co-captain of Santa Ana (Calif.) Jaysee grid squad and a clipping from the Los Angeles Examiner pictures the young star in his football togs showing two girl students the fine points of the game. His team" was defeated my Mexico City Sept. 16. Tlie international game was to celebrate the two-day Mexican Independence Day celebration throughout southern California A iimior <at Santa Anna'Junior College Charles may go on to a four-year college next year. He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zalme of Alton. His father, George Lyons of 1043 W. Myrtle, Santa Ana, writes that \he family recently had a surprise visit from John Zalme of Alton who is traveling through the West and stopped at Santa Ana to see his sister Louise, Mrs. George Lyons. George sends best wishes to his friends here. Hilltoppers 4-H Elect Officers Tiie HJlltpppers Girls 4-H club met Sept. 9 at the Ed Becker home, Clarice Ricke presiding. A family picnic was planned for Sept. 19th and officers were electe.d ,aB. follows: Rosalyn Pen^ii.'r'Sg.i president, Judy Ney vice president.. Clarice Jean Croat secretary-treas- iirer, Lorna Lechtenburg. historian, Mary Lou Recker reporter. The next meeting will be licld Oct. 14 at the home of Judy Ney.