Please Accept Our Condolences and Sympathies

Mary Ann Schnell

Mary Ann Schnell

April 9, 1936 - July 1, 2022

Funeral Service

  • Date: July 16, 2022
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Osage Cemetery, Osage, Iowa


  • Location: Osage Cemetery - Osage, Iowa

Mary Ann Schnell, born on April 9, 1936, went to live with our Lord and Savior on July 1, 2022. She was preceded in death by her mother and father Dora and Carl Conrad, brother Galen Conrad, sister Sandra Vitek, and husband Roger Schnell Mary Ann graduated from Little Cedar High School on May 18, 1954, and married Martin (Junior) North June 27, 1954. Together they had four children, Mark, Michael, Monte, and Melinda. She later married Roger Schnell on August 27, 1965 Her working years, beyond raising her four children, were filled by positions at the Maid-Rite restaurant, White Way Cleaners, & Fox River Mills from where she retired as a member of the shipping department. Mary Ann loved the holidays, especially Christmas, and having the family together for food and company. She enjoyed going to the cabin on the Cedar River and going for Cedar River cruises on the pontoon. She loved strawberry shakes, liked to garden, making a wonderful variety of canned goods from her harvest, and enjoyed hunting for morel mushrooms. Mary Ann was one of those unique people who could leave the past in the past and enjoy life as it unfolded. She is survived by a loving family that includes her: brother, Dennis (Debra) Conrad of Little Cedar; sons, Mark (Andrea) North of Mount Vernon, Iowa, Michael North of Little Cedar, Monte (Sheila) North of Mitchell, Mindy (Greg) Faas of Osage; grandchildren Monica (Tom) Meyer of Kensett, Iowa, Melinda (Scott) Hammond of Riceville, Iowa, Holly (Tim) Kruse of Staceyville, Iowa, Jake (April) Faas of Osage, Erika (Russ) Uthe of Ely, Iowa, Dana (Nana Ohene-Adu) North of Chicago, Jon (Arien) North of Osage, Stephany (Spencer) Teisinger of Osage, Justin North of Grafton, and Tara North of Riceville; and 20 great grandchildren Brandon & Collin Kilbourn, Andrew Morische, Spencer & Brooke Dvorak, Jaden, Jesse & Jaret Kruse, Alex, Abby & Bella Faas, Francesca & Charlotte Uthe, Cora Ohena-Adu, Braelyn North, Maddox Teisinger, Ella & Elijah Morris, and Mia Kilbourn. Mary Ann was a special woman, wife, and mother. She will be missed by all who had the chance to meet and know her.


  • Donna Burkhardt

  • Gary Morische

  • Ron Muhlenbruck

  • Donna Burkhardt

  • Cindy Abben

  • Monica Meyer

  • no name


Leave A Condolence


Light A Candle With Your Message


Light A Candle With Your Message



Carol and Ned Pollard

July 16, 2022 - 9:52 PM

We both will miss you so very, very much! A better friend no one will ever have. We both have so many fun memories of you and Roger! No one can ever take those memories away. You will live forever in our hearts! Rest In Peace Mary Ann ❤️

Michael Higgins

July 15, 2022 - 10:45 PM

So sorry to hear of Mary Ann's passing. She and my mother, Kay McSweeney, were great LCHS friends. Many stories were shared of their antics. I lost mom a year ago this month. Hopefully they will meet up again and again share their laugher.

Monica Meyer

July 11, 2022 - 10:50 PM

I will always Miss my Grandma. You were one of kind. Love You.

Cindy Abben

July 8, 2022 - 4:53 PM

So sorry to hear she passed away. Saying prayers for all of you.

Recent Services

If you have just lost a loved one, please accept our condolences and sympathies. Our obituaries page is a resource for you to locate information about our current services or browse through our past services. You can start a search below if you know the name of the person you are looking for.

Click To See All

Funeral Services

Funeral Services

There are a growing number of options available when seeking to preplan and prepay someone's final wishes. We're here to tailor a plan that's right for your specific needs.

Preplan A Funeral

Preplan A Funeral

There are a growing number of options available when seeking to preplan and prepay someone's final wishes. We're here to tailor a plan that's right for your specific needs.

Grief and Guidence

Grief Guidance

Do you need someone to come alongside during the grieving process? We can direct you to further resources and support for help.

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Local florists are available to arrange and deliver flowers. Most florists will also deliver to the funeral home, church, or to other locations.

Subscribe To Our Obituary Notifications

Join and when an Obituary is posted to our site we will notify you by email.