Harvey S. Schneider, 91, of rural St. Cloud passed away peacefully with his loving daughters and family at his side at his home on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020.
He was born Feb. 6, 1929 in the town of Forest near St. Cloud to John and Elnor (Rausch) Schneider. He attended St. Cloud Catholic Grade School. Harvey served in the U.S. Army from July 1954 until his discharge in March 1956.
On May 8, 1954 he married Lorraine Ebertz at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marytown; Lorraine preceded him in death on April 8, 2018.
Harvey had farmed in the town of Marshfield. In addition, he worked at Bremer Mfg. for 35 years. His knowledge for being able to fix practically anything was evident as he was called upon many times by his family and friends.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Marytown where he also served as an usher. Harvey also was a member of the Marytown Veterans Club and the Holy Name Society.
Harvey and his wife enjoyed getting together with the various card club groups. He was an avid Milwaukee Brewers fan. Harvey and his wife enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his five daughters, daughter Rose (Mike) Kaiser of Mount Calvary and their children Angie (Matt) Roth, Chris (Sheila) Fisher, Eric (Viola) Kaiser, and Zach (Emily) Kaiser; daughter Pat (Carl) Whittaker of Fond du Lac and their children Ryan, Jacob, and Kayla Whittaker; daughter Linda (Gerry) Lefeber of St. Cloud and their children Melissa (Benji) Bink and Amanda; daughter Carol (Tony) Schiller of Fond du Lac and their children Brian Schiller and Becky (Mike) Huberty; daughter Ann (Tim) Stiefvater of Chilton and their children Clarissa, Emily Stiefvater-Michelson (Seth), and Nicole Stiefvater; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren with the fourth one on the way; his brother, Henry Schneider; his sister, Mary Ann Wettstein; and his sister-in-law, Loraine Schneider. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Lorraine; his parents, John and Elnor Schneider; his brother, James Schneider; his sisters-in-law, Leora Schneider and Henrietta Schneider; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Arthur and Catherine Ebertz.
A Liturgy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marytown, N10232 CTH G, New Holstein. The Rev. Gary Wegner, OFM Cap, will officiate. Harvey will be laid to rest next to his wife, Lorraine, in the parish cemetery. Military Rites will follow after the Mass.
Family and friends may visit with Harvey’s family at the church on Monday, Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Harvey’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation and a heart-felt thank you to Dr. Strong, the staff of St. Agnes Hospice Hope, Sr. Jenada, and Fr. Gary for their support and compassion shown to him.
Current COVID-19 guidelines such as wearing masks and social distancing will be followed.
For further details please contact the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud at (920) 999-2291 or visit www.sippelfuneralhome.net.