Services held for Layne Schneider, 22


Services held for Layne Schneider, 22

Funeral services for Layne E. Schneider, 22, of Elgin were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at West Clermont Lutheran Church, Clermont, with Pastor Dayna Winke as the officiant.

Inurnment followed at East Clermont Lutheran Cemetery, rural Clermont.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Clermont assisted the family with arrangements.

Layne’s death occurred Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

Layne Edward Schneider was born July 2, 1990, in West Union to Edward Schneider and Susan (Gunderson) White.

He was baptized Nov. 25, 1990, and confirmed April 10, 2005, at West Clermont Lutheran Church in Clermont.

Layne graduated from Valley High School on May 24, 2009.

He did custom work for Jason Klemp and also farmed with Jake Larson and John and Megan Schroeder.

When he was a young man, he enjoyed riding in the semi, hauling milk with his dad. Layne enjoyed hunting, playing pool, fishing, racing, snowmobiling, camping, farming, being with friends, watching TV and movies, spending time at the river, and being around kids. He also liked to cook.

Preceding him in death were his maternal grandfather, Emmet Gunderson, and paternal stepgrandfather, Eugene Murphy.

Layne is survived by his mother, Susan (Craig Jensen) White of Elgin; his father, Edward Schneider of Clermont; three brothers and their families: Linn (Corinne Cole) White and children Damon and Stella of New Virginia, Leif (Jenn) White and children Bjorn and Declan of Clermont, and Rick Schneider of Ft. Collins, Colo.; grandparents Gerald Schneider of Postville, Lydia Murphy of West Union, and Ruth Gunderson of Monona; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

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