Gunther Schneider dies at 57 |

Gunther Schneider dies at 57

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Gunther Schneider

Gunther J. Schneider, father of Mike Schneider of Silverthorne, died Aug. 16 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was 57.

Schneider was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Mosbach, Germany, to Liba and Josef Schneider. He married Lacinda Bailey July 8, 1972, and worked as a tool and die maker at GenCorp.

He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his son Mike and his wife Lori, daughters Kristina Schneider of Indianapolis; brothers Josef Peter and his wife Donna, and Dieter Schneider and his wife Paula, all of Wabash, Ind.; and sister Gabi Pettit and her husband Greg of Long Lake, Ind.

Private graveside services will be held Aug. 20 at Falls Cemetery in Wabash.Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.

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