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Joseph J. Schneider

March 20, 1941 March 15, 2015
Joseph J. Schneider
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PEORIA – Joseph J. Schneider, 73, of Peoria passed away at 5:26 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 15, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Joseph was born on Mar. 20, 1941, in Peoria to the late Edwin J. and Alma (Bowles) Schneider. He was the beloved husband of Katie Liming, whom he married on Jan. 28, 1978, in Peoria at St. John Catholic Church. She survives. He was the father of a son, Edwin Schneider of Peoria; and a daughter, Marjorie Schneider of Peoria, who both survive. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, August Eble of East Peoria; and two nieces. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Eble and Emalu Farley. Joseph was employed by Caterpillar for 31 years, last working in the paint department and retiring in 2000. He enjoyed gardening. Joe had many animals throughout his life, and will be greatly missed by his dog, Wally. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015, at St. Ann Catholic Church. Father Terry Cassidy will officiate. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Joseph’s children c/o Heritage Bank. Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

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