Kenneth E. Schneider
93, of Bluffton, IN, formerly of Leesburg, passed away on January, 26, 2013 in the Bluffton Regional Medical Center. He was born on March 10, 1919 in Indianapolis, IN, to Ernest W. and Naomi E. (Ungericht) Schneider. On October 5, 1946 he married Esther Jane Okey, she preceded him in death in 1994. He moved to the Leesburg area in 1978 coming from Anderson. He had resided with his daughter in Bluffton since 2006. He was a member of the North Webster United Methodist Church. He belonged to the Centre Lodge #23 (Masonic) in Indianapolis, Scottish Rite, Indianapolis and the Lakeland Kiwanis Club of North Webster. He is survived by his daughter, Paula Jane Beck of Bluffton, IN; one son, Jeffery Schneider of South Bend, IN; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; one son, Kenneth and a brother. Private interment will be in Crownhill Cemetery in Indianapolis. A celebration of life will held at a later date. Arrangements: Eastlund Fu neral Home , Syracuse, IN.