Dennis Schneider, 64, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Published 6:08 am Sunday, November 4, 2012

Private services for Dennis L. Schneider, 64, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Albert Lea, will be at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. James Kassera will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Freeborn County servicemens organization. Online condolences are welcome at

Dennis Schneider

Dennis died on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family.

Dennis L. Schneider was born on April 26, 1948, in Albert Lea the son of Wilbur and Dorothy (Hanson) Schneider. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Dennis attended and graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1966. He served his country for four years in the U.S. Army, including one year in Vietnam. Dennis worked for Rockwell International in Cedar Rapids for 16 years in the drafting department. He also worked security part time for many years at Otis Tailgaters in Cedar Rapids. Dennis enjoyed fishing, golf, playing softball and shooting pool.

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Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Schneider, Albert Lea, siblings: Wanda (Gary) Mitsch, Maple Grove, Ronald Schneider, Virginia, Janet (Greg) Ackland Manchester, and Dawn Schneider and special friend Jerri Baas, Albert Lea. Many nieces and nephews.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur, brother, Dean and sister, Julie. And his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Denny will be greatly missed by his loving family and many very special friends in Cedar Rapids.