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Donald E. Schneider

August 20, 1930 November 28, 2006
Donald E. Schneider
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PEORIA-Donald Edward Schneider, 76, died at 2:25 p.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at ManorCare Health Services in Peoria, where he was a resident. Born on August 20, 1930 in Henry, Illinois to Raymond E. and Helen Bracken Schneider. He married Marjorie Ann Steele of Granville, Illinois on December 22, 1950 in Norfolk, VA. She died on February 17, 1974 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by one son, Derek, one brother, one grandchild and his parents. Surviving are five sons, Kevin D. (Sherri) of Peoria, James J. (Laurie) of Washburn, Brian K. (Debbie) of Peoria, Donald R. (Wendy) of Oklahoma City, OK and Douglas E. of Peoria; two daughters, I. Christine (Doug) Sarsen of Fish Creek, WI and Jennifer Grice of Ann Arbor, MI; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers and a sister. He was a Korean War U.S. Navy veteran assigned to the U.S.S. Cronin and achieved the rank of Quartermaster 3rd class. He retired from C. Iber & Sons in 1994. He was an honorary retired member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He was a volunteer at Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences. Cremation rites will be accorded. A private family graveside service will be held. Inurnment of ashes will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria, next to his beloved wife, Marjorie;Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating, military rites will be accorded. Wright & Salmon Mortuary, 2416 N. North Street, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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