Gerald Duaine Schneider, 61, of North Platte, died Jan. 14, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. Gerald was born Jan. 3, 1952, at Saint Frances, Kans. to Glenn Edward and Doris Dottie Felzien Schneider.
He grew up in Saint Francis and graduated from Saint Frances High School then started working in construction.
In 1987, Gerald married Laura Lea Hartman and to this union a son was born. They made their home in Saint Francis. They later divorced and he continued working in construction.
Gerald is survived by his mother, of Atwood, Kans.; his son, Arden Schneider, of Saint Francis; three sisters, Alice (Jim) Glasco, of Bayard, Linda Kay Ketchner, of Saint Francis and Denise Eldora Bandel, of Lompoc, Calif.; four brothers, Carl "Fred" Schneider, of Benkleman, Glenn Edward Schneider II, of Wauneta, Bradley Dean (Linda Marie) Schneider, of Bird City, Kans. and Curt L. Eugene Schneider, of North Platte; and other family.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Cremation was chosen. Burial will be at a later date in Saint Francis. Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.