Obit: Schneider, Russell Edward (1965 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Burish, Dupee, Linden, Peterson, Pongratz, Schneider, Umnus

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 12/20/2015

Schneider, Russell Edward (27 JAN 1965 - 15 DEC 2015)

Russell Edward Schneider, 50, of Auburndale lost his battle with cancer as he passed away on Dec. 15, 2015, at the Three Oaks Living Center in Marshfield.

He was born on Jan. 27, 1965, to Leo and Beverly (Linden) Schneider in Marshfield. He graduated from Auburndale High School in 1983. He also earned his associate degree in accounting from MSTC in Wisconsin Rapids. Russ was employed by Figi’s Inc., Marshfield, as a data entry processor.

Russ is survived by his parents, Beverly (Kurt, Jr.) Umnus, Edgar, and Leo Schneider, Auburndale. He is also survived by his sisters, Laura (Al) Pongratz, Milladore, Lois Schneider, Neenah, Joyce Schneider, Auburndale, Jean (Travis) Peterson, Auburndale, and Sara Schneider, Neenah; and one brother, Paul Schneider, Marshfield.

In addition, he is survived by his nieces, Christina Pongratz, Downey, Calif., TayLyn Dupee, Neenah, Izzabella Schneider, Marshfield; and one nephew, Curtis Pongratz, Fort Wayne, Ind. Russ is further survived by aunts and uncles; and numerous cousins.

The Mass of Christian burial was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hewitt with Fr. Jesse Burish presiding. Burial was in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be determined at a later time.

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