Victor Peter Schneider died Friday (Jan. 28, 2005) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook at the age of 79. He was born Feb. 9, 1925, in Hayes County, the son of the late Peter T. and Mary C. (Giespert) Schneider. He grew up on the family farm in Hayes County where he graduated from rural school.
On Jan. 18, 1946, he entered the U. S. Army, where he served until returning to the family farm.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by one son, Clifford Victor Schneider in 1978; and one grandson, Justin Sines in 1983.
Survivors include his wife, Betty of McCook; three daughters, Vicky Myers and husband, Ron of North Platte, Nancy Dack and husband, Joe of McCook and Rose Sines and husband, Larry of Hayes Center; eight grandchildren, Shane Myers and wife, Heather, Jason Myers, Michael Dack, Derek Dack, Stacy Dack, Tyson Sines and wife, Amy, Wade Sines and Morgan Sines; five great-grandchildren, Tayte Myers, Abby Myers, Alex Sines, Karlie Sines and Lexie Sines; one brother, Howard Schneider and his wife, Irene of McCook; two sisters, Delyla Weskamp of McCook and Opal Dolan of Indianola; nieces; nephews; relatives and friends.
Rosary will be 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook and mass of Christian burial is at 10 a.m., Tuesday, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook with the Rev. Jerel Scholl officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in McCook.
Memorials may be given in his name and friends may call at Herrmann Funeral Home until 9 p.m.
Herrmann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.