Robert B. Schneider, 81, of Waterloo, IL, died May 10, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born June 7, 1939, in Millstadt, IL.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Janet Schneider (née Honnecker), his three daughters Carolyn Sabo (Joe), Sandy Mueller (Ollney), and Stacy Schneider. Grandchildren Jennifer Nandedkar (Desh), Greg Sabo (Steve Reilly), Tom Westcott (Rebecca Cooper), Angie Westcott (Austen), Emma and Anna Stiening. Great grandchildren Eva and Ian Nandedkar. His siblings Frank Schneider (Janice), Ralph Schneider (Toni), Ken Schneider (Becky), Elaine Ortmann (Don) as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Frank Schneider, his mother, Cecilia “Anne” née Schoenborn Schneider-Drennan, his brother, Daniel Schneider, sisters Agnes Frierdrich and Dorothy Skaer, Brothers-in-law Walter Frierdrich, Roy Skaer, and Ralph Henss.
Robert was a retired industrial painter. He loved the outdoors, planting, and gardening. He also enjoyed playing Kloepper, Camping, and working out at “The Training Room.” He served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany from 1958-1960. He was a member of Saint Peter and Paul Parish, and the Waterloo Knights of Columbus.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Evelyn’s Hospice Home or St. Peter and Paul Church
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Friday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Friday, May 14, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Father Evaristus Akabueze officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
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