Betty Jean Snider
January 17, 1941 – August 26, 2019
Betty Jean Snider, 78, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away on August 26, 2019. Betty was born January 17, 1941, in Roodhouse, Illinois, to Neil and Alvena Snider. She grew up in Shattuc, Illinois, and graduated from Carlyle Community High School in 1959. Betty was married twice, first to Edward Speidel with whom she had two children, Tamela and Mark, and then James Mauszycki, both of whom preceded her in death. After moving to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1972, Betty attended Maple Woods Community College. Her primary role was that of mother and wife of a Methodist minister, supporting those around her and encouraging the pursuit of dreams. Throughout her life, Betty had a positive impact in the lives of many people through generous hospitality and compassion, exemplified by serving as a chaplain at Springfield Memorial Hospital.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Neil and Alvena Snider, and her brother, Ronald Snider. Betty is survived by her daughter, Tamela Speidel of Kansas City, MO, her son, Mark Speidel (Pam), and grandson, Tyler of Laguna Niguel, CA; her siblings, Dave Krech of Wycliffe, KY; Barbara Marbut (Charles) of Greenville, IL; Sandra Britt (Donald) of Mulberry Grove, IL; and Gary Snider (Diego Murillo) of Medellin, Colombia; many adoring nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, including long-time, faithful family friend, Robert Lynch of Kansas City, MO.
A memorial service will be held at the Shattuc United Methodist Church, 112 Illinois Ave., Shattuc, IL 62231 on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Please consider making a donation in Betty's name to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of your choice.
Fond memories and condolences for Betty may be left at www.churcharcherpasley.com
- Alzheimer's Association
Shattuc United Methodist Church
112 Illinois Avenue