Born: February 5, 1942 - Deceased: August 25, 2023
Oralia “Lala” Schubert, nee Arrendondo, 81, of Belleville, IL, born Thursday, February 5, 1942; in Cameron, TX, passed away peacefully Friday, August 25, 2023; at her residence in Belleville, with family by her side.
Lala enjoyed spending time with her family more than anything else, including relatives in Texas and Illinois. She was a homemaker and mother, while still working outside of the home. Lala loved baking, cooking and decorating for the holidays. Her Christmas tree was meticulous, with every ornament placed in the perfect spot. Lala’s greatest pride came from her grandchildren; for whom she loved to spoil, shop and provide loving care. Known throughout her life as a stylish and classy lady, in her later years her shopping focus turned to her children and grandchildren, who were always dressed in the latest fashion. Lala was a member of St. Henry Church in Belleville and the Polish American War Veterans’ Ladies’ Auxiliary in Caseyville, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Parents, Jose and Florencia, nee Fucundo, Arredondo
- Paula Mojica
- Lupe Lara
- Cata Torres
- Chelo Bela
- Pete Arredondo
- Milton Arredondo
Surviving are her:
- Husband, Bernard Schubert of Belleville, IL
- Daughter, Katherine “Renee” (Mac) Rauhaus and granddaughter Ella Schubert of Belleville, IL
- Son, Christian (Jill) Schubert and grandson Hunter Schubert of Maryville, IL
- Joe Arredondo of Wolfforth, TX
- Henry Arredondo of Lubbock, TX
- Bonus grandchildren:
- Arabella (Alex) Sullivan
- Conrad Rauhaus
- Bonus great-granddaughter, Elena Sullivan
- Fur children, Gracie and Archie
- Fur grandchildren, Aggie and Oskee
- Many dear nieces, nephews, and cousins
Memorials: Memorials may be made to St. Henry’s Church, Belleville, IL.
Visitation: Visitation will be at St. Henry’s Church, Belleville, IL on Thursday, August 31, 2023, from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 PM at St. Henry’s Church, Belleville, IL with Fr. Ken York officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.