NIAGARA, Wis. - Richard V. Schneider, 60, of Niagara, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain.
He was born Nov. 17, 1951, in Iron Mountain, son of the late James and Nettie (Hoglund) Schneider. Richard lived in Alaska when he was young, then moved to Green Bay, Wis., graduating from Southwest High School and then moving to Niagara.
He married Barbara Puckett, April 19, 1986, in Iron Mountain.
Richard made his living as an owner/operator truck driver. He lived and breathed trucking. Richard also enjoyed hunting, playing cards and going to camp. He loved the Green Bay Packers and spending time with his granddaughter.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; one son, Erick Kivi of Gurnee, Ill.; two step-sons, Jon and Jeff LaBombarb of DePere, Wis.; one daughter, Aimee (Randy Butterfield) Schneider of Niagara; his special girls, Ashly Nelson and Jessica Wozniak of Niagara; one granddaughter, Mackenzie Schneider; good friends, Steve Wood, Kevin Kuhn, Bob Westman and Diane and Dave Stebbins.
Along with his parents, Richard was preceded in death by one daughter, Jaimee Schneider, one grandson, Ethan Schneider and one sister, Renaye Zepnick.
The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
The memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Richard, or leave a condolence for his family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
The Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is serving the family.