Earl John Schneider, 101, of Connersville passed away Monday morning, October 4, 2021 at Heritage House of Connersville where he had been a resident for the last ten years.
A son of William and Lena Streit Schneider, Earl was born in North Vernon, Indiana on April 10, 1920 and graduated from North Vernon High School.
Earl served his country in the United States Army Airforce during World War II.
On July 6, 1946, Earl married the former Helen R. Isaacs in Jennings County, Indiana and they made Connersville their residence at that time. Mrs. Schneider passed away on December 28, 2007.
For over 40 years, Earl was employed as a machinist for McQuay-Norris and Roots Blower.
Earl was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, American Legion Post #1, Eagles Lodge, and Moose Lodge. In his leisure time, he enjoyed walking, especially in Roberts Park, listening to Spartan Basketball games, gardening, and cooking.
Survivors include a son, Gary Schneider, Sr.; five grandchildren, Gary Schneider, Jr. of Connersville, Robert Shaw, Jeff Shaw, both of Jacksonville, Florida, Christa Shaw, and Gregg Shaw both of Connersville; several great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his wife of 61 years, Helen Schneider, Earl was preceded in death by his parents; a step-son, Larry Shaw; and a number of brothers and sisters.
Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Dustin Boehm at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Burial with military honors by Fayette County Veterans Council will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.