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Glenn Schneider

Glenn William Schneider

Sunday, November 27th, 1949 - Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Obituary

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Glenn William Schneider on July 24, 2020 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre after a courageous battle with cancer. Glenn was born November 27, 1949 to William and Margaret (Mohr) Schneider. Glenn was raised on the family farm near Melville with his older brother Dennis and two younger sisters Lynn and Connie. As a young boy he worked hard on the farm developing a work ethic that was evident throughout his life. Without fully completing school, Glenn moved to Yorkton and entered the workforce in the optical business at a very young age. On July 4, 1970, Glenn and Gloria (Heppler) were united in marriage in Melville. After a short period living in Vancouver, they returned to Saskatchewan and made their home in Yorkton. Here they were blessed to raise their son Corey and daughter Cindy. Glenn worked as an ophthalmic dispenser for 45 years before "retiring" in 2010. He never did fully retire as he continued working on construction projects and enjoyed farming with his good friend Larry. Glenn was an extremely talented "self-taught" handy man who always enjoyed a challenge. Carpentry and mechanic skills came naturally to Glenn. He was always patient and proud to pass this knowledge on to his children and grandchildren. Glenn loved old vehicles. He purchased his 1st pride and joy, a 1965 Ford Mustang in 1968. This is when his life-long appreciation for classic cars began. Whether he was re-building a motor or re-upholstering seats, he always seen the value in his time spent as the finished product was always something to be proud of. Glenn enjoyed hunting and fishing trips (especially "up north") with friends and family. He also supported the local Yorkton Terrier Hockey Team, taking the grandchildren to games whenever possible. Glenn loved his family and his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren. One of Glenn's favorite places was the cabin at the lake where many happy memories were made with both family and friends. Glenn was a fantastic husband, father, grandfather (papa), brother, uncle and dear friend to many, he will be sadly missed.

Glenn was predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Schneider. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Gloria, his children Corey Schneider and Cindy Fenske (Darren), his grandchildren, Jake Fenske, Abbey Fenske, Logan Schneider, Keira Schneider, his brother Dennis (Susan) Schneider, his sisters Lynn Hoffman (Dave), Connie Bierwagen (Roger), his many nieces, nephews, cousins as well as many, many friends. The funeral service was held on Friday, July 31, 2020 from the Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre with Crystal Bailey officiating. Corey Schneider gave the eulogy. Music played was 'Angels Among Us', 'Go Rest High', and 'Memories'. The interment took place in the Garden of St. Mark with Larry Koroll, Ken Rathgeber, Lance Light and Dale Lazurko serving as the casketbearers. Memorials to the SK Wildlife Federation may be made as gifts of remembrance. Condolences can be left at baileysfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre
    Address
    Highway #10 East
    YORKTON, SK
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  • Service

    Friday, July 31st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 31st, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens Family Centre
    Address
    Highway #10 East
    YORKTON, SK
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Crystal Bailey, Certified Celebrant
  • Interment

    Location
    Yorkton Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Highway #10 East
    YORKTON, SK
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    Notes
    Garden of St. Mark

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Bryan Heppler

Posted at 03:59pm
Dear Aunt Gloria and family, our most sincere condolences on the Glenn's passing, we hope you can be comforted as you recall all of the memories... good and fun times you have had over the years with Glenn. Take care and hopefully we can visit with you one day in our travels...sincerely, Bryan and Vivian Heppler, Thunder Bay
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Karin (Richardson) Broda

Posted at 09:57pm
Gloria and family my deepest sympathy in your loss of Glen. A great guy would always stop and talk and had a smile. Even in school he was always smiling!! May all your wonderful memories give you peace. ✝️
DA

Dennis and Linda Alberts

Posted at 09:01pm
Gloria and Family, Dennis and I were saddened to hear this sad news. We are thinking of you, keeping you in our prayers and sending our deepest sympathies. Wishing you strength and peace during this difficult time and know we share your loss. Dennis and Linda Alberts
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Lance Light and Sylvia Humeniuk

Posted at 01:40pm
Our deepest sympathy,thoughts and prayers go out to you Gloria ,Corey and Cindy and family. We hold Glenn in our hearts forever as he was a terrific friend.We sure are gonna miss seeing that smile and hearing that laughter on Saturday morning Coffee Row . Rest in Peace GLENN Friends Forever Lance and Sylvia
KR

ken and gail rathgeber

Posted at 03:14pm
Our Deepest Sympathy to Gloria , Cindy +Cory and family. Glenn will truly be missed he was a great neighbor and friend.
He was always there when we needed him for any reason. He will be missed at 'coffee row" on Saturdays and for all the stories and laughter we shared,
REST IN PEACE GLENN.

Sincerly Ken + Gail Rathgeber
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