Merlin Schneider, 90, Bonne Terre, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis.

Mr. Schneider was born Aug. 2, 1920.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marjorie Mary Schneider, nee Conor.

Mr. Schneider is survived by his son, the Rev. John H. Schneider, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bonne Terre; a host other relatives and many friends.

Visitation was scheduled to be held Tuesday, June 28, from 3-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bonne Terre.

A Mass will be held Wednesday, June 29, at 11 a.m. at the church.

The family is being served by C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home, Bonne Terre.