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Donald "Don" Joseph Schneider

September 25, 1956 — December 9, 2022

Eagle Lake, Minnesota

Donald "Don" Joseph Schneider

Donald “Don” Joseph Schneider, age 66, of Eagle Lake, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary. Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at All Saints Catholic Church, Madison Lake, with visitation one hour prior at the church as well. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to All Saints Catholic Church, or the Echo Food Shelf. A livestream of the service will be available at www.as-ic.org.

Don was born to Joseph and Kathryn Schneider at St. Josephs, Mankato on September 25, 1956. He grew up in rural Eagle Lake. Don married Mary Schmahl of Madison Lake and together they had two sons, Adam, and Jack. He worked and owned a machine shop with his cousin, Paul Tacheny for 30 years. Don also had a small business driving truck, most recently his dump truck. He had a passion for kayaking, camping, and spending time with his two sons.

Don is survived by his wife, Mary of Eagle Lake; children, Adam Schneider (Kristin Tews) of Mankato and Jack Schneider (Jessica Schisel) of Mankato; siblings, Father Robert Schneider of Madison Lake, Sister Jane Schneider OSF of Alliance, NE, Mary DeFranco (Bobby Orlando) of Peonea, CO, Dave Schneider of Montrose, CO, Jim Schneider of Durango, CO, Pat (Bernie) Paulson of Eagle Lake; mother-in-law, Margaret Schmahl of Madison Lake; sisters-in-law, Lois (Mark) Barbknecht of Janesville, Beverly (Dale) Jewison of Janesville, Barb (Brian) Macrafic of Madison Lake, Christine (David) Baynes of Madison Lake; brothers-in-law, Chuck (Janet) Schmahl of Mankato, John Schmahl (Lisa Gollon) of Minnetonka, Garett (Marlene) Schmahl of Elysian, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Kathryn Schneider; father-in-law, Earl Schmahl, and sister-in-law, Julie Schneider.

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Visitation

Monday, December 12, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Northview - North Mankato Mortuary

2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am (Central time)

All Saints Catholic Church

605 4th St, Madison Lake, MN 56063

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

All Saints Catholic Church

605 4th St, Madison Lake, MN 56063

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