Funeral service for Harold E. Schneider of Cylinder will be held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Aug. 30, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Nicholas Thackery will officiate.
The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Harold Edward Schneider, son of Herman and Esther (Bruhn) Schneider, was born Aug. 8, 1929 in Fenton. He received his education in the Cylinder School system.
On Oct. 14, 1951, Harold was united in marriage to Beverly Henderson in Albert City. They made their home near Cylinder where Harold farmed for many years. Harold also did carpentry work and had his own crew.
Harold was a devoted member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. He was very active serving as an Elder and Trustee as well as other positions on various boards. He had served as Sunday School Superintendent and usher. Harold was also a member of the Cylinder Elevator Board.
Harold passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg, at the age of 82. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Fred Schneider; and his step-father, Art Bleckwenn.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly of Cylinder; his children, Barb Enge (Randy) of Spencer, Kris Fabry of Concordia, MO, Randy Schneider (Molly) of Cannon Falls, MN and Tim Schneider (Kitty) of Cylinder; 11 grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com