Obit: Schneider, Frederick C. (1917 - 1949)

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Surnames: Schneider, Puhlmann, Augustine, Schelling, Zassenhaus, Schwierske, Stieber, Frome, Borchert, Fischer, Kademan, Lueloff, Strathman, Hederer, Allmann, Baumgart, Davis, Rannow, Paxon, Lamont, Frane, Mueller, Tesmer, Goeltz, Mossing, Poppe, Hertel, Glenzer, Schumann, Koeppen, Reeves, Diedrich

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/11/1949

Schneider, Frederick C. (5 Nov. 1917 - 5 Aug. 1949)

The lifeless body of Frederick C. Schneider, a former Colby citizen and son of Mrs. George Schneider, Sr., of Colby, was found hanging in the shower room of his home in LaCrosse. Schneider was employed as lineman by the Northern States Power Company and had just recently been transferred from Owen to LaCrosse. His wife was still in Owen at the time of his death.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the First Evangelical and Reformed church in Colby, Wis., Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Members of the V.F.W. and Legion posts took part in the military rites. Pall bearers were Norman Augustine, Noel Schelling, Francis Zassenhaus, Frederick Schwierske, David Stieber and Milford Frome. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Otto Koeppen, Patsy Reeves, Mrs. Ed Frome, Mrs. Hugo Frome, Mrs. Carl Borchert, Mrs. Carl Fischer, Mrs. Harold Kademan, Mrs. Angus Lamont, Jr., Mrs. Norbert Diedrich, Mrs. Erwin Kademan, Mrs. Francis Zassenhaus and Mrs. Theo Lueloff. The firing squad consisted of Arnold Strathman, Herbert Hederer, Harold Kademan, Orville Baumgart, Edward Allmann, Orville Davis, with Howard Rannow in charge. V.F.W. color bearers were Michael Stieber, Stuart Paxon, Angus Lamont, Jr., John Frane. Irene Strathman was V.F.W. Auxiliary color bearer. Legion color bearers were Lawrence Mueller, Junior Tesmer, Frank Goeltz and Ed Frome. Everett Mossing was bugler.

The deceased was born in Colby, Wisconsin on November 5, 1917, thus reaching the age of 32 years and five months. He served in the U.S. army during World War II and was married to Dela S. Poppe at Withee on May 28th, 1949.

Surviving are his wife, his mother, a step-daughter, Carol Ann, four brothers and three sisters - George and Herman Schneider of Colby, Emma Hertel of Kiel, Pauline Glenzer of Colby, Robert Schneider of Greenwood, Alfred Schneider of Ladysmith, and Gladys Schumann of Herreid, S. Dak.

 

 


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