Gene E. Schneider, 71


Gene E. Schneider, 71, of Nokomis, died on Friday, July 16, 2021, at 8:40 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Nokomis Cemetery.

Mr. Schneider was born April 29, 1950, in Detroit, MI, to John E. and Wilma G. (Sievers) Schneider. He married Katie Germain on Feb. 14, 2020, and she survives.

A high school graduate, he served as a minister during his lifetime.

Mr. Schneider was a member of A.F. and A.M. 456 Masonic Lodge in Nokomis and West Side Christian Church in Springfield. He was very passionate about the St. Louis Cardinals and ventriloquism.

He is survived by his wife of Lincoln.

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