Dec. 5, 1940-Nov. 16, 2018
Richard “Dick” C. Schneider, 77, of Corinth, N.Y., died Nov. 16. His funeral was held Nov. 20 at William J. Burke and Sons Funeral Home, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Burial with military honors was in the Gerald B.H. Solomon, Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.
Schneider was born in St. Joseph, Minn., on Dec. 5, 1940, to Herman “Bootie” and RoseMarion “Mac” (Loso) Schneider. After high school, he entered the U.S. Navy. He married Donna M. (Jolly) on May 1, 1965 in St. Joseph. Schneider served our country for 25 years and retired as lieutenant commander in 1984. He became building inspector for Greenfield Center focusing his engineering skills in overseeing building construction and installation of wood flooring.
Survivors include the following: his wife; daughter Cinda Schneider; siblings, Bob and Joyce of Plymouth, Minn., Tom and Margie of Stockton, Calif., Roseann and Mark Mjolhus of St. Cloud; Joe and Loreen Schneider of Calistoga, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.