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Leo D. Schneider

April 15, 1949 — December 19, 2019

Leo Dean Schneider, 70, Marysville, died Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Visitation was Friday, December 27, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary.  The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 28 at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort.  Rev. Jim Akins officiated.  The musicians were Janet Plegge, Michael Gee and Aaron Gee.  Music included “Victory in Jesus” and “To God Be the Glory”. The pallbearers were Ronald Raub, Ryan Wieters, Russell Feldhausen, Michael Feldhausen, Thomas Feldhausen and Scott Krous. The honorary pallbearers were Wayne Amon, Gerald Schneider, Ivan Knowles, Allen Naaf, Ronnie Schneider, Stanley Hasenkamp and James Talbot. Burial was in the Beattie Union Cemetery. Leo was born April 15, 1949 in Pawnee City, NE, the son of Bernell and Fern (Chadima) Schneider.  He was baptized March 4, 1956 and confirmed April 14, 1963 at the First Lutheran Church, Summerfield.  In 1967, he graduated from Summerfield High School and from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 1971. On August 19, 1977, he married Karen Miller at the United Methodist Church in Marysville.  They began their life together on a farm outside of Summerfield.  He spent countless hours working hard and passed that work ethic on to his son, Shawn.  Later they moved to Marysville, but he continued farming up until he had a stroke, a few years ago. His greatest pride and joy was being called Papa.  He looked forward to every opportunity to share his orneriness with his grandchildren.  Leo enjoyed camping and boating with his family. Preceding him in death were his parents; and special sister-in-law, Sharen Reinhardt. Survivors include wife, Karen; son, Shawn (Jessica) Schneider; four grandchildren, Samantha, Daren, Jennifer and Amber; two great grandchildren, Jacob and Lindsey; sisters, Beverly (Rod) Nash, Hutchinson, KS, and Brenda (Gib) Compton, Park City. A memorial fund is established to Community Memorial Healthcare.  Contributions may be sent in care of Kinsley Mortuary. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Leo D. Schneider, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

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