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John Schneider

September 30, 1929 — April 19, 2023

Albany, Minnesota

John Schneider

John Henry Schneider, age 93 of Albany, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at his home in Albany, Minnesota.  

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany with Rev. Edward Vebelun, O.S.B. officiating.  Entombment will be in the parish cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Seven Dolors Gathering Area in Albany.

John Henry Schneider was born September 30, 1929 in Holdingford, Minnesota to Henry and Vivian (Murphy) Schneider. John graduated from Holdingford High School and furthered his education at St. John’s University and St. Cloud State University.  Prior to graduation, he enlisted in the Army, serving his country for three years, attaining the rank of Sergeant.  He returned to St. Cloud State University and received his BS Degree in Business Education.  John and Rita (Krebs) Schneider were married on June 18, 1960, at Seven Dolors Church.  John taught at Albany Area High School for 32 years.  John attended many Albany High School sporting events throughout the years.  He also liked watching the MN Lynx, Timberwolves, Vikings, and Twins.

During his younger years, John and Rita made several trips to California and Arizona.  Throughout the summer, many weekends were spent at their cabin. John also enjoyed bowling and golf, plus the many morning coffee gatherings with friends.  He was an avid chess player, spending many hours on the computer, and proud to win his matches.

John was a member of Seven Dolors Church, REAM, and a 65-year member of the Albany American Legion Post 482.

John is survived by his loving wife, Rita of 62 years; sons, John (Jeanne) Schneider of Albany, and Tom (Judy) Schneider of Albany; grandchildren, Kristin Schneider (fiancé, Dirk Maloney) of Avon, Ashley Schneider of Scottsdale, Arizona, David Schneider of Oakdale; step-grandson, Darrin (Maritza) Salzmann of Minneapolis; great-grandson Colt Solie of Avon; step great-granddaughter, Vera Salzmann of Minneapolis, and many nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Betty (Arthur) Viehauser, Corrine (Arnold) Soltis and Donna Schneider.

A heartfelt thank you to the Moments Hospice Team for their loving and compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to donor's choice.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

Seven Dolors Gathering Area

150 2nd St, Albany, MN 56307

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Seven Dolors Catholic Church

150 2nd St, Albany, MN 56307

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