Clarence Pete Schneider, 89, Wilson, formerly of Russell, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington.

He was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Hoisington to Pete and Anna (Herdt) Schneider. He grew up and attended school in Hoisington.

He married Mary R. Wolfers in 1972. She preceded him in death Nov. 30, 2013. He was in construction and as a carpenter in the Russell area for many years. He was a U.S. Navy during World War II stationed in the Pacific.

Survivors include a stepson, Kenneth Beiker, Nickerson; a brother, LeRoy Schneider, Jamestown; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell with military rites by Russell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6240 Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggegested to Russell V.F.W. Post No. 6240 in care of the mortuary.