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William P. "Bill" Schneider

October 13, 1944 — March 25, 2017

William P. “Bill” Schneider, 72, of Fond du Lac, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hospice Home of Hope. He was born in Fond du Lac on October 13, 1944 to William and Emily (Zimmerman) Schneider. On September 9, 1963, he married Mary Schmitz.

Bill was a Heavy Equipment Operator before retiring in 2007, a profession that he loved. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish with both his father and his boys. Bill’s lawn and garden, as well as his garage, were all passions of his. He would spend any time that he could with his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary; three children, William (Cindy Iwen), Brad (Kristin Santini) and Jody (Mike) Wegener, all of Fond du Lac; five grandchildren, William (Teri) Schneider, Kiela Schneider, Kassandra Beesley, Amber Schneider and Katrina Wegener, all of Fond du Lac; six great-grandchildren, Jayden, Brayden, William, Athena, Alivia and Lauren. He is further survived by three sisters, Audrey Altman, Patricia Reinke and Debra (John) Hefter, all of Fond du Lac; three brothers, David (Kathy) of Necedah, John and Aaron (Debra), all of Fond du Lac; a sister-in-law, Kathy Stubbe of Cherokee Village, Arkansas; two brothers-in-law, Richard (Florence) Schmitz of Fond du Lac and Dave Kwakkel of Brandon; and special friends, William Tousey and Peter Wuest. He was preceded in death by a son, Bret; a granddaughter, Jessica; his parents; father and mother-in-law, Ralph and Elsie Schmitz; four brothers-in-law, Ronald “Butch” Reinke, Ken Schmitz, Jim Schmitz and Jim Stubbe; and a sister-in-law, Karen Kwakkel.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac and again on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM with burial to follow in Rogersville Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Agnesian Healthcare’s ICU team, the 4th & 5th Floor nurses, Dr. Robert Grass and the Hospice Home of Hope for their care and compassion of Bill.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 1, 2017

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 1, 2017

2:00 - 2:15 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Rogersville Cemetery

, Lamartine, WI 53065

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