JOHN STANLEY SCHNEIDER,
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“Jajank”, 83, of Kingston, died Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Fisher Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center, Mayville. He was born March 7, 1936 in Calhoun County to John Emory Worthy and Loraine Marion (Coates) Schneider. He married Avis Leone Bracy August 19, 1964 in Olivet. She died October 9, 1991.
John graduated from Olivet High School and Olivet College. He earned a Master’s Degree in education from the University of Michigan. John served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. He taught math and physical education for North Branch High School for twenty-nine years until retiring in 1995. During his career in North Branch, John also coached cross country and track. In younger years, John loved drag racing his 1958 Chevy Corvette at Central Michigan, winning many trophies. He enjoyed deer hunting and perch fishing with his family and friends.
John is survived by his daughter; Karyn (Greg) Peter of Kingston; his favorite grandchildren: Aracelli Peter and Dustin Peter; sister, Joanne Dodge of Saline; brothers: Walt Schneider of Mt. Pleasant; Marv (Julie) Schneider of White Pigeon; brothers-in-law: Lynnwood (Bonnie) Bracy of Charlotte; Rodney (Kathy) Bracy of Middleville; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Kingston with Sam Leppert, Funeral Service Celebrant officiating. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Kingston
Kranz Funeral Home, Kingston, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195