In loving memory of

Roland Paul Schneider
March 22, 1957 - February 17, 2021

Roland Schneider was born March 22, 1957 to Herman and Edith (Wingrove) Schneider in Denison, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison. Roland graduated from Denison High School with the class of 1975.

After graduation, he worked for SuperValu, Pamida and Walmart. He was also the custodian at Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Lutheran School and Hy-Vee. He started his own business, "Schneider's Cleaning" while working at Crawford County Memorial Hospital. After retiring from Crawford County Memorial Hospital, he continued to do part-time work as a custodian at the Denison High School, Denison Post Office and Moeller Trucking.

He was a very hard-working man who took much pride in his work. He could see the beauty in all things, especially the outdoors. He loved to garden and he was a one-of-a-kind collector. He enjoyed going to family functions and loved his family and friends more than anything as he treated his friends as if they were his family. He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church and was very devoted to his faith.

Roland passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska attaining the age of sixty-three years, ten months and twenty-six days. In addition to his parents, Roland was preceded in death by his niece, Heidi.

He is survived by his sisters, Marian and her husband Randy Schuett of Deloit and their children, Linnae Hansohn and her significant other, Bob Z Langner and Mark Hansohn and his wife, Cynthia; LaVon Siemer of Pleasant Hill, Iowa and her children, Jennifer and her husband John Bruening and Joshua Siemer and his wife, Jena; Jean and her husband Scott Kruse of Cherokee, Iowa and their daughter, Olivia Kruse and foreign exchange student, Shania Rehmudin of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; great-nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life is 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison with visitation one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Inurnment is in Deloit Cemetery in Deloit. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Tributes

Hannah Freese wrote on Feb 26, 2021:

"Prayers for family and friends. I will always remember going to GodFather?s pizza with my family and Roland. Roland had a great heart and will be missed by all. ?? -Hannah (Robin?s daughter)"

Carol Surber wrote on Feb 25, 2021:

"Roland , you will be missed by many! Such a nice and caring person. Ron and I will miss our little quick chats with you. Sympathy to your family. "

Sue Johnston wrote on Feb 24, 2021:

"Norm and Sue Johnston"

Sue Johnston wrote on Feb 24, 2021:

"Roland, the video tribute your family put together for you is so touching. It depicts everyone and everything in life you loved: your dedication to your jobs, your love of family and friends, gardening, animals, your collections of beautiful things you love, and your faith in God. We\'ll never forget your smile and never ending shenanigans!! You were kind, gentle and humble. You were a good man and will be missed by many. I\'m sure the heavenly gardens are flourishing under your care. Rest in Peace."

Sue Johnston wrote on Feb 24, 2021:

"Roland, the video tribute created by your family is truly a testament of the wonderful man you were. You were passionate about everything you did, whether it be working hard, loving good times with family and friends, gardening and enjoying nature, collecting beautiful things you loved, making us happy with your contagious smile and constant shenanigens. There was never a dull moment when you were around! You loved your Lord God, which was obvious with your humble, kind and gentle heart. I\'m sure you are lovingly tending flowers along His streets of gold!! Norm and Sue Johnston"

Dave and Janice Nemitz wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"With out sympathy to all of Roland\'s family. I worked at Zion Lutheran School when Roland was janitor there. He was always so helpful to the staff. Whenever we would see him, he always was so friendly to visit with. He ALWAYS had a smile on his face! Hoping the good memories you had with him will help you through the days ahead."

Joan Paup wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"I last talked to Roland when he was doing work at the Denison Post office. We said \" Hi\" and smiled at each other. He was a hard worker; and I have good memories of him from when he was in HS and I was Secretary in the office there. My Sincere Sympathy to all of his family!"

Dave and Janice Nemitz wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"Our sympathy to all of Roland\'s family. I worked at Zion Lutheran School when Roland was a janitor and we had our little chats. We always enjoyed visiting with him whenever we\'d see him. He ALWAYS had a smile on his face!!! We hope all the good memories you have with him will help you through the days ahead. Janice and Dave Nemitz "

Jacki Anthony wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"Sympathy and prayers to his families He loved his many collection and he loved flowers God Bless and RIP"

Karen Christiansen wrote on Feb 21, 2021:

"I can see by the other comments I?m not the only one who enjoyed my chats with Roland. May memories bring you joy and knowing he?s in heaven bring you peace. "

Ann Klein wrote on Feb 20, 2021:

"Dear Marian, I am so saddened to read about Roland. He was such a wonderful guy and I loved our little chats at the post office when I was still working. He made the planters in front of the post office look wonderful and so enjoyed doing it. Prayers to you all and may the holy angels speed him to paradise. ??"

Luci Vetter-Mooney wrote on Feb 20, 2021:

"So sorry to hear about Roland?s passing! Always such a sweet man! Deepest sympathy to all his family!"

nancy werneburg wrote on Feb 20, 2021:

"My sympathy to all of his family."

Barb Preul wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"Roland will be missed by many, the last time I talked to him, he was putting Christmas decorations on the post office windows, we stood back, trying to decide what would look best. He was a really good guy."

Linda wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"Roland will be missed by many. He loved his job at CCMH and did his best for the staff and ultimately the patients. He had a kind, giving heart. REST IN PEACE. "

Jodi Nielsen wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"Roland, you will be greatly missed at the Post Office. Christmas will not be the same without your beautiful decorating in our lobby! God bless you and rest in peace ?? "

Sherry Bral wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"Rest In Peace my friend. Many memories at Pamida. Thoughts and prayers to family and all of your many friends. "

Karen Sorenson wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"So sorry to hear. Such a top notch, kind man. He will be missed by many. ??"

Tim Pauley wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"You will be missed Roland God bless you."

Teresa wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"I remember Roland all the back to our Pamida days. Loved his rice krispie bars!! So sorry for your loss. "

Lois and Paul Shook wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"We were very sorry to hear of Roland\'s passing. Paul enjoyed visiting with him many times at the post office. We were shocked to hear the news because they had visited that morning. Our sympathy goes out to his family."

Sue Weltz wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"I am so sorry to hear of Roland\'s passing. He took such pride in everything he did such as his flowers, gardening, decorating and his work. He will be missed by many. My sympathy to all of his family."

JanetkReiser wrote on Feb 19, 2021:

"We were very close friends. Roland was someone who would give his shirt off his back. Roland always had a smile when ever you saw him. My memories of Roland will never be forgotten. I will miss seeing him around Denison. My condolences going out to his sister\'s. I am thinking of all of his sister\'s during this sad time. "