Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
Elmer M. Schneider, 93, Portland, Ind., died Nov. 20, 2011, in Swiss Village, Berne.
He was born Feb. 23, 1918, in Freyburg, to John and Josephine Speidel Schneider. In 1983, he married Sally Holthouse McIntosh, who survives.
Also surviving are a son Phillip Schneider, Portland; a daughter, Mary Jo Pearson, Celina; two stepsons, Mike McIntosh, New Castle, Ind., and Steve McIntosh, Portland; three stepdaughters, Cindy Cook, Richmond, Ind., Marcia McIntosh, Richmond, and Mary Beery, Decatur, Ind.; six grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He retired from New Idea, Coldwater. He owned Schneider and Son Antiques and restored furniture.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portland.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Robert Moran presiding. Burial will follow in Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. today at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland.
Memorials may be made to Swiss Village Endowment Fund.