Arthur Edward Schneider

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May 18, 1944 - October 12, 2019
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

  • Celebration of Life: GlenMark Farms
    • Sunday November 3, 2019 12:00pm to 5:00pm

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Arthur Edward Schneider, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the age of 75. Loving husband of Lily “Lil” Schneider; beloved son of the late Armin and Marie Schneider; devoted father of Arthur “Artie” H. (Coya) Schneider and Mark Schneider; former father-in-law of Tricia Schneider; cherished grandfather of Kaitlyn Schneider, Nicole Schneider, and Trey Schneider; treasured great-grandfather of Taylor & Autumn; dear brother of Armin (Beulah) Schneider, Don (Jeanne) Schneider, and Gary Schneider; dearest uncle of D.J. & Marla Schneider, Randy & Suzanne Williams; dearest friend of Larry Smith, Larry Keeling, Frank Tricamo, and Ron "Zuppy" Zulpo; uncle, cousin, and friend to many. Arthur is preceded in death by his sister, Alice Visconti.

Art was a carpenter and retired after many years. He was a member of Carpenters District Council Local 97. Art enjoyed woodworking, he also was a car enthusiast and especially liked drag racing and street rods. Art liked dogs and traveling. He liked to go camping and fishing on the Mississippi River and taking car rides with his wife. Art enjoyed driving his golf cart around New Town with his sidekick Mr. Blue. He and his wife liked to renovate and fix up their home. Around the holidays Art enjoyed playing Santa Claus. He had a great love for music, played drums and sang in his band, Country Rock and karaoke. He was very generous with his time, never met a stranger and loved spending time with family and friends. Art was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

The family would like to thank the Men of New Town for all their love, care, and support.

Memorials may be made in Arthur's name to National Kidney Foundation or Five Acres Animal Shelter.

Guestbook Entries

  1. The Mastroianni’s October 14, 2019 at 6:47 pm - Reply

    Steve and I always talk about seeing Santa at Walmart. A great guy for sure.

  2. Dana Fox October 14, 2019 at 7:39 pm - Reply

    candle 8I am so sorry for your families loss! I have many great memories of Art at the many races here in St. Louis and a few road trips! He always had a smile and a friendly hello!! Here years later my son has become friends with Trey thru band! I will keep you all in my prayers!

    • The Covey Family October 15, 2019 at 4:23 am - Reply

      candle 6Oh how we will miss Art’s easy-going laugh and friendly wave. Our thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you Lil.

  3. Leslie Bradshaw October 14, 2019 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    candle 6So sorry for your loss!!! We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers!!

  4. Kim Bridgers October 14, 2019 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    I have a lot of memories as a child of Art. I am so so sorry for your Loss. Prayers to you all. Love Kim Bridgers (May)

  5. Ryan Racing (NDRL) October 14, 2019 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for strength and comfort for your family.

  6. Robertwirt October 14, 2019 at 10:44 pm - Reply

    candle 8Prayers to his family and friends

  7. Rory Presnell October 15, 2019 at 12:00 am - Reply

    With the short time I was in St. Louis i enjoyed my time with the friends that ended up being my away from home family. Art was the St. Louis dad. You guys are the main thing I miss about Missouri. Much love and prayers.

  8. Bob & Debbie Cash October 15, 2019 at 2:21 am - Reply

    candle 1Art was one of the most fun, caring and generous with his time kinda guy that we ever knew. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Lil and with your family. Art will truly be missed.

  9. Carla Bowers October 15, 2019 at 4:16 am - Reply

    candle 1I always smile thinking back as a kid, he called me Chuck. Thanks for the memories Art.
    Love and prayers for all of you.

  10. Diane and Bill Chisholm October 15, 2019 at 7:32 am - Reply

    candle 1The streets and alleys of New Town are quiet now without Art and Mr. Blue .

    The children on the bus stops, the workmen at the building sites, the joggers, walkers will miss Art’s daily greeting. For us, there will be no more unofficial official monitor of our tomato plants in the summertime . We have lost the mayor of New Town. Rest In Peace .

    • Elfie October 15, 2019 at 4:05 pm - Reply

      I miss you Santa. 🎅

  11. Seth Jansen October 15, 2019 at 7:44 am - Reply

    candle 6Who-knows-how-many-years-ago, at a family reunion, this quiet, friendly guy took the time to play football pass with me for a while. I had a great time, and asked my parents who he was. They told me that his name was Art. Thank you, Art, for passing the football with me. I will be praying for you and your family.

  12. Ed and Deb Uetz October 15, 2019 at 8:51 am - Reply

    candle 3When I think of Art, it is with a smile. Art and Liles house was a gathering place for fun. He was the unofficial Mayor of New Town. He will never be forgotten.

  13. Kathy Malin Rath October 15, 2019 at 9:43 am - Reply

    So very sorry for your loss . From the Rath family 🙏

  14. Latrice Treece Williams October 15, 2019 at 10:35 am - Reply

    candle 7Oh my I’m so sorry to hear this. Art was so nice to me and such a lovely, fun person. I loved hanging out singing karaoke and doing bbqs when I lived in New Town! I miss everyone and it won’t be the same coming to visit and not seeing Art. My condolences to the family and friends. Much Love ❤️

  15. Trudy and Tony Duany October 15, 2019 at 1:41 pm - Reply

    candle 1We wish we were able to be there with you and the family. Know that we are there in spirit. Farewell to a great man!

  16. Trudy and Tony Duany October 15, 2019 at 1:43 pm - Reply

    candle 1We wish we were able to be there with you and the family. Know that we are there in spirit. Farewell to a great man!
    Love and hugs,
    T&T

  17. Dennis and Shirley Skeeters October 15, 2019 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    candle 1We’re so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and all your family.

  18. Neal Libhart & Deb Twellman October 16, 2019 at 9:14 am - Reply

    Our sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time. Praying for comfort and strength.

  19. Francesco P Tricamo October 16, 2019 at 9:55 am - Reply

    When Art and I started hanging together, we realized we had a lot of things and friends in common, going back to the late 50’s and 60’s. Our hobby became visiting old buddies who we had not seen in a while and going to cars and coffee breakfast and lunches. We would occasionally take our gals (Lil and Sandy) out and on one occasion visited CROWNS CANDY in the city. We referred our activities as “LET GO RAISE SOME HELL”. Art you are a legend in the hot rodding world. I am going to miss you, buddy.

  20. Trendt and Cassie Francis October 16, 2019 at 10:32 am - Reply

    candle 8I cannot begin how much Art was a inspiration in my life. Being one of his sons friends from grade school up, I would see what Artie’s dad was up to. From the Green Dodge to the Blue Plymouth that Lil and him built and enjoyed was such a impressionable experience. Art took time to teach his kids and others his crafts and you couldn’t help but gravitate towards him due to his hilarious demeanor. I could give you millions of stories but I think of a few and laugh still to this day some thirty years later. I can imagine when you go to heaven that Art will be there asking for a secret password to let you into heavens gate with a good cheerful laugh. I’m sorry for my lost but most importantly everyone of Arts family… My deepest truest condolences – Today we visit the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and will leave a little something and say a prayer for him and his family.

  21. Danielle Whitehead October 16, 2019 at 8:47 pm - Reply

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing him around the neighborhood on his golf cart, always in a happy mood, smiling and waving. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  22. Marlene Jansen October 17, 2019 at 9:22 pm - Reply

    Please accept my sympathy for your loss. I will remember all of the family in my prayers. God bless you..

  23. Gary D. Schreiner October 18, 2019 at 9:13 am - Reply

    We had not seen Art since the 1990’s when he was at a friends house helping her. But I remember his big smile and laugh.

  24. Mary Francis Hoffman October 24, 2019 at 11:26 am - Reply

    candle 1Art will be missed by so many! I’m sure he and Russ are hanging together with the angels💕🙏

  25. Marcia Luck October 25, 2019 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Lil, Artie and Mark our thoughts are with all of you as you go through the difficult weeks and months ahead. You have a lot of memories to look back on and can think of the wonderful times you had together. May God be with you and give you the strength you need to get through the rough times. Rest in peace Art.

  26. Marlyn Flauter October 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm - Reply

    With love and prayers. I wish you peace and healing with wonderful memories . He enjoyed his life until the very end. Very few people are not that lucky ! God Bless You and Your Family

  27. KURT J HAKE November 3, 2019 at 11:48 am - Reply

    candle 8I will forever remember the great times we had with Art. My he rest in peace.

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