Wayne Milton Schneider, age 74, passed away peacefully on the farm with his dog Nikki by his side on November 16, 2020. Born in Stratford, son of the late Elmer and Martha Schneider.
Beloved husband for 51 years of Marilyn (Meadows). Loving father of Steve (Trisha) and Greg. Grandfather of Lucas (Emily), Paige and Blake. Brother of Elaine Steed (Gord), Gloria Erlindson (late Melvin). Also survived by sister-in-law Lois McKay (Ron), brother-in-law Dale Meadows (Joan), Goddaughter Julie Murphy (Ryan) and several nieces and nephews.
Wayne farmed all of his life on the family farm in South Easthope Township, working with his sons and grandsons. He was an avid hunter and recently took up bee keeping. He always looked forward to his February cruise. He was a member of the Optimist Club of Downie and Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford.
A family graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Optimist Club of Downie or to Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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