Walter C. Schneider, 91
Marty (Pearl Lake)
April 24, 1922 - Jan. 30, 2014
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake (Marty), MN for Walter C. Schneider, age 91, who died Thursday at Assumption Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Monday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning at the funeral home.
Walter was born in Marty, MN to Henry and Susan (Garding) Schneider. He married Evelyn Loesch on May 29, 1947 in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Marty. Walter had a dairy farm south of Pearl Lake. He enjoyed raising draft horses, participating in parades, playing cards, dancing, baseball and traveling. Walter especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Catholic United Financial, Pearl Lake Men's Society and Holy Cross Church Trustees.
Survivors include his children, Larry (Julie) Schneider, Margaret Chopp, Kathryn Stang; brothers and sisters, Rose Loesch, Al (Olga) Schneider, Martha Schneider; brother-in-law, Don Isaacson; grandchildren, Mike (Sara), Dan (Stacie), Dave (Katie), Nic (Chrissy), Nate (Stephanie), Bill, Maddee; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Hailey, Landan, Camran, Sophie, Savannah, and Chloe.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; brothers and sisters, Mark Schneider (twin brother), Clara (George) Erpelding, Alma Schneider; sister-in-law, Caroline Isaacson; brothers-in-law, Leo Loesch and Claude (Alice) Loesch.
Memorials are preferred to Rice Hospice, Holy Cross School, and Assumption Nursing Home.