Gregor Schneider, 92, Rockville
May 16, 1924 - April 3, 2017
Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville, MN for Gregor Schneider, age 92, who died Monday at his home surrounded by his family. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Rockville.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday morning from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m., at the Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.
Gregor was born in Marty (Pearl Lake), MN to Charles and Ida (Schreiber) Schneider. He married Juletta Dietman on June 23, 1948 at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rockville, MN. Gregor worked for the Stearns County Highway Department for over 25 years and was a hobby farmer. He loved playing cards, dancing, making homemade ice cream and sausage. He had a strong devotion to family, faith, and the Rosary. Gregor was a member of Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his children, Greg Jr., Elaine (JC) Velasco, Kathy (Howie) Syverson, JoAnn (Chris Lundby), Mark, Pat (Joe) Welle, Rose (Ed) Borman, Mary (Brian) Feldhege; 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juletta (2017); his daughter, Judith Mae Schneider; granddaughter, Amy Elaine Welle; siblings, Alfred, Ida Schaefer and Alex.