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Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider

Oct. 20, 1953-May 27, 2014

Mark Schneider, 60, New Ulm died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in New Ulm after a battle with depression.

The funeral service will be Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm, with Pastor Grant Bode officiating.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, South Chapel, in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Saturday.

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Mark Steven Schneider was born on Oct. 20, 1953, in Detroit Lakes to Richard and Myrtle (Miller) Schneider. On May 20, 1977, he was united in marriage to Patricia Wozniak in Detroit Lakes. Mark worked as a photographer at Norwood (BIC) in Sleepy Eye and Lifetouch in New Ulm. He also worked at Walgreens in New Ulm as a photo technician and then at the New Ulm Shopper in sales. Mark enjoyed fishing, playing tennis, camping, bonfires, running and attending sporting events of his daughters. He loved his family very much. Mark was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm.

Mark is survived by his wife, Pat Schneider of New Ulm; daughters, Marja (Dan) Sowers of Mayer, Amy Schneider (Brady Gulden) of Minneapolis, Emily Schneider (Josh Boelter) of New Ulm; mother, Myrtle Schneider of Detroit Lakes; sister, Julie (Mark) Glawe of Detroit Lakes; brothers, David (Janine) Schneider of Detroit Lakes, Richard (Mary) Schneider of Sarasota Springs, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by his father.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to New Ulm Yellow Ribbon Program, Compassionate Friends, N.U.A.C.S., or the donor's choice.