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Daniel L. “Dan” Schneider, 97

August 15, 2014

Daniel L. “Dan” Schneider, 97, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:32 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1916, in Auglaize County, to Michael and Catherine (Brunn) Schneider, who preceded him in death. On Nov. 25, 1937, he married Mary L. Truesdale and she passed away on Dec. 26, 1979.

Survivors include a son, James (Gay) Schneider, of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren, Steve (Angie) Schneider, Todd Schneider, Ron (Melody) Schneider, Peg (Ron) Wireman, Vicki (Craig) Zwiebel, Cheri (Chad) Huston and Chris (Mike) Shroyer, 20 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Alma Schneider, Erma (Venard) Ballweg and Margret (Leo) Kohler and six brothers, Urban (Ester) Schneider, Mike (Margret) Schneider, Raymond (Marie) Schneider, Frank (Wilma) Schneider, Isador (Edith) Schneider and Alonzo Schneider.

Dan was a lifelong farmer. He enjoyed farming and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Eagles #691.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. Rev. Daniel Hunt will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the Mass at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to the donor’s choice.

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