Shannon Schneider

December 24, 1934-January 19, 2023

Shannon Schneider, 88, of Carmel, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 at Sunrise on Old Meridian in Carmel.

She was born on Dec. 24, 1934 to Glen and Irene (Carlisle) Traw in Petersburg, Indiana.

Mrs. Schneider graduated from Bosse High School in Evansville where she was the Homecoming Queen. She received an undergraduate degree from IU and a master’s degree in education from St. Francis University. She was an educator for many years, teaching 1st grade reading readiness for Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Mrs. Schneider had a very strong faith and relationship with her Lord. She was a member of and served as choir director for Bethany Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne for many years, and was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church of Noblesville and served as pianist.

She enjoyed playing golf and even got a hole in one! Mrs. Schneider was a big IU fan, especially of IU basketball. She was a master bridge player and enjoyed card games. She was a member and leader of Golden Aires group. At Sun Rise, Mrs. Schneider enjoyed playing music for the residents. Her biggest accomplishment in life was being a loving mother to her 4 boys and family. She will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her 4 sons Eric (Jeanne) Schneider, Kurt (Sally) Schneider, Linc (Lori) Schneider and Bradd (Jill) Schneider; brother C. Michael Traw; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse Robert George Schneider.

Visitation is scheduled to run from 12-1 p.m., with a memorial service scheduled for 1 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 20650 Cumberland Rd., in Noblesville. Pastor Doug Gast will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Lutheran Church Music Program, 20650 Cumberland Rd., Noblesville, IN 46062 (

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