Kale Raymond Schneider

Published 8:20 am Thursday, July 12, 2012

Kale Raymond Schneider was born in Alma, Mich., on May 28, 1944, to Raymond and Margaret Mininger Schneider. He passed away on his farm on July 7, 2012, at 68 years old. Death was caused by a tragic accident while operating his bulldozer, an activity he thoroughly enjoyed.

Schneider is survived by his wife, Donna, three sons, Ronald and wife Tracey of Bratt, Fla., Sheldon and wife Sara of Davisville, Fla., and Gregory and wife Carmela of Jonesboro, Ark., two daughters, Cynthia and husband Ron Koehn of Burns, Kan., Cheryl and husband Kenton Regehr of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, his parents, Raymond and Margaret Schneider, one brother, Royce and wife Marilyn Schneider of Walnut Hill, four sisters, Sally and husband Robert Toews of Kingsville, Ontario, Canada, Polly and husband Lyle Wiebe of Mitchell, Ontario, Canada, Rose and husband Carlos Koehn, Susan of Walnut Hill, Fla., his parents-in-law, Jake and Eunice Smith of Brooksville, Miss., one brother-in-law, Larry Smith and wife Karen of Surprise, Ariz., two sisters-in-law, Patricia and husband Mark Johnson, Marilyn and husband Royce Schneider, both of Walnut Hill, Fla., thirteen grandchildren and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by twin grandsons, Lance and Lane Schneider.

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Services will be Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Southern Harbor Mennonite Church. Minister Galen Harms, Minister Mike Koehn and Minister Verle Peters will officiate.  Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Memorial Gardens. Family received friends Tuesday, July 10, 2012, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home. Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.