LaVerne Francis Schneiders

Schneiders, LaVerne News Photo

Service

Date: Tue, January 12, 2016
Start time: 12:00 am
Location:
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Address:
311 15th Avenue, Gilbertville, IA 50634
Arrangements By:
Vigil

Visitation

Date: Mon, January 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location:
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
Address:
965 Home Plaza, Waterloo, Iowa

LaVerne Francis Schneiders

May 17, 1927 to January 7, 2016

Visitation

Monday, January 11, 2016 from 4 to 7pm and one hour prior to service

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA 50701

Funeral Service:

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 10:30am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

311 15th Avenue

Gilbertville, IA 50634

 

Interment:

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

Gilbertville, IA 50634

 

LaVerne Francis Schneiders was born on May 17, 1927 to Aloysius and Eleanora (Kramer) Schneiders. He had the option to finish out high school or go to music school and he chose to go to music school. LaVerne joined the Army and was a Korean War Veteran. He married Mary Earle on May 21, 1949 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Waterloo and were married until her passing in August of 1999. LaVerne and Mary were devoted foster parents for 28 years. He received his diploma at Hawkeye Technical College in 1989 at the age of 62. LaVerne was a mechanic at Martineau for 30 years and then worked for Hooks until his retirement in 1990. He enjoyed working on cars, woodworking and music. LaVerne also loved to make all of the birthday cakes for his family members. He was a family man, and spent as much time with his loved ones as he could.

 

LaVerne, 88, passed away on January 7, 2016 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary; a granddaughter, Valerie Schneiders; and a great grandson, David Johnson. LaVerne is survived by two sons: Kit (LuAnn) Schneiders and Robert Schneiders; two daughters: Karen Norman and Lisa Hruska-Schneiders; ten grandchildren: April, Michael, Jessica, Kayla, Stephen, Jamie, Zachary, Andrew, Gabrial and Rowan; nine great grandchildren; two brothers: LeRoy (Valene) Schnieders and Merle (Mary Anne) Schnieders; and three sisters: Ilene O’Connell, Mary Lou Parkinson and Shirley Hallett.

 

He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and he will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to have known him.

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