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LeRoy Schneider

Former mill operator LeRoy E. Schneider, 86, of Benton, died Monday at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home, Whitewater. Cremation has taken place.

He was born April 30, 1928, to George and Mary (Helmer) Schneider in Durham. He married Marilyn R. Ohlsen on Jan. 2, 1948.

He was a graduate of Durham High School. He worked at Boeing for nearly 20 years, then was a mill operator and fed cattle for Circle E Feedlot, near Potwin, for more than 35 years.

He was preceded in death by a stillborn daughter.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marilyn of Benton; a sister, Wanda Miller of El Dorado; three children, Gordon Schneider of Haven, Denise Vogt of El Dorado, and Greg Schneider of Benton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established for the National Parkinson Foundation.

Last modified Jan. 15, 2015