August 10, 1927-June 16, 2018
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Robert Eugene Schnedler, 90, formerly of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Elizabeth Residence Assisted Living.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018, at St. Mathias Church. Reverend Hai Dinh will officiate. Burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the church. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Robert was born on August 10, 1927, in Muscatine, the son of Harry V. and Marie Monica Nolan Schnedler. He married Marie M. Mertens Barthel on September 16, 1961, at Christ the King in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She preceded him in death on September 25, 2002.
He owned Milwaukee X-Ray Company for more than 40 years. He was a member of St. Margaret May Catholic Church in Milwaukee, the American Legion, and the Eagles. Robert was in the U.S. Navy from 1945 until 1946.
Robert is survived by one brother, Harry A. Schnedler and wife, Marcella, of Muscatine; three nieces, Mary E. Harper and husband, Tom, of Muscatine, Roberta A. Hilton and husband, Geoff, of Muscatine, and Linda M. Miholovich and husband, Chuck, of Albia, Iowa; two nephews, David Fitzgerald and William Fitzgerald; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews, Samuel Harper, Lucinda Harper, Tessa Huff, Daniel Baker, Kari Knowles, Matthew Baker, and Geddy Hilton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marie; and one sister, Donna.
The family would like to thank Robert's Milwaukee family, all the guardians and caregivers of Robert for the last 15 years, and a special thank you to Mark Pumpian.