Martin John Schnepff
Martin John Schnepff was born September 18, 1942 to Earl and Grace Schnepff in Chicago. He grew up in the Old Irving Park neighborhood and graduated from Lake Forest College, where he lettered in football. He and his wife donna Schnepff, a fellow Schurz High School graduate, raised their family in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Throughout his life Marty poured his spirited enthusiasm, love, and warmth into his cherished friends, family and dogs. He loved playing golf and jazz piano, cooking, skiing, and staying fit. Marty enjoyed a long and fulfilling career in the paper industry, where he served many as a friend and mentor.
Marty and Donna were married for 53 years. They lived in Huntley, Illinois and enjoyed the past 25 winters together in Arizona, most recently in Rio Verde.
He was a truly devoted father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Donna (Ryan) Schnepff and their two children, daughter Julie (Schnepff) Lannert and her husband Jeff Lannert of Mount Prospect and son Brian Schnepff and his wife Eileen (Ryan) Schnepff of Chicago, his five grandchildren Ryan, Grace, and Cole Lannert and Frances and Ronan Schnepff, his cousins Herb Lange and wife Eileenand Glen Curtis and wife Audrey and their family, and nieces and nephews Heather, Laura, Jeff, and Rob. And ofcourse, by Beau and Lucy, Marty's MVPs (Most Valuable Pets). Marty will be dearly missed.
Visitation will be on Sunday, March 28, 2021 from 2-5pm at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A Memorial service will be held at 1pm on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church-10850 Main Street, Huntley.
For Further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com
Published by Northwest Herald from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2021.