Josephine "Jo" Schnaus, 96, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
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Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Jasper, Ind., at a later date. There was no visitation. Gent Funeral Home in Alton was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Schnaus was born on March 20, 1917, in Boise, Idaho, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Salb. She married Felix Schnaus in September 1939, in Jasper, Ind.; he died in December 1972.
She is survived by sons, Don Schnaus of Godfrey, and George Schnaus and his wife Jan of Collinsville; daughters, Pat and her husband Jim Jackson of Vandalia, Felicia and her husband Paul Oram and her husband Paul of Glendale, Ariz., and Chris and her husband Jim Stewart of Caseyville; a dear friend of the family, Rick Monje; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, three sisters and parents.
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2409 State Street
Alton, IL 62002
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