Robert L. Schnider Sr.Robert L. Schnider Sr., 73, of Gordon, Wis. died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Middle River Health and Rehab in South Range.
Robert L. Schnider Sr., 73, of Gordon, Wis. died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Middle River Health and Rehab in South Range.
Robert was born March 12, 1940, to Johnnie and Wilma (Holiday) Schnider in Rice Lake, Wis. He attended Jefferson Grade School, graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School and attended Rice Lake High School. He was married to Marlyce Holmstrom on Feb. 10, 1962, in Rice Lake. He worked at the Snow Fence Factory, Johnson Truck Bodies, Rice Lake Sanitation, Rice Lake Brewing Company, Indianhead Black Topping for many years, American Excelsior for 10 years and in the maintenance department at Mastercraft Industries. The hobbies he enjoyed were racing, fishing, ice fishing, hunting and riding ATV’s.
Robert is survived by his wife, Marlyce Schnider of Gordon, Wis.; son, Robert L. (Samantha Story) Schnider Jr. of Rice Lake, Wis.; a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa & Scott Bartell of Bristol, Wis.; two grandchildren, Michael Schnider and Broc Weber; great-grandson, Cooper; four brothers, John “Buddy” Schnider of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., David Schneider of Zion, Ill., Francis Schnider of Cameron, Wis. and Christopher Schnider of Port Isabelle, Texas; two sisters, Vonnie Dunn of Spruce Pine, Ala. and Christina Griffith of Beach Park, Ill.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann; a son, David Schnider; his parents, Johnnie and Wilma Schnider; and two sisters, Joyce Holmberg and Beverly Holiday.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Appleyard's Home for Funerals in Rice Lake and for one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Assembly of God in Rice Lake, Wis., Rev. Alan Klasi officiating, and interment in St. Joseph Cemetery in Rice Lake.