Gary R. Schneider March 26, 1948-March 3, 2013


Gary R. Schneider, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday at home. He was born in Pendleton, Oregon to Raymond and Julia (McMichael) Schneider.

Gary served in the U.S. Navy as an electronics tech from 1968 to 1974 on the USS Enterprise and was in the reserves from 1979 to 1992.

He worked at U.S. Natural Resources electronics in Woodland, Wash., Whites Electronics in Sweet Home, and Hewlett Packard in Corvallis.   He enjoyed fixing and collecting radios, and listening to music.

Gary is survived by his wife, Frances; daughter, Caryn Schneider of Sweet Home; son, Robert and daughter-in-law Tamisha Schneider of Sweet Home; mother, Julia Schneider; and  brother, Dennis Schneider, and sister, Debbie Hulen, all of Hermiston. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nicole Schneider; sister, Karen Hall; and father, Raymond Schneider.

Graveside services with military honors will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hermiston Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society or the Shriner’s Hospital.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.