Robert J. Schneider, of Rolla, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the age of 82.

He was born in Winner, South Dakota on May 17, 1930.

He was married to Doris Schneider who preceded him in death.

Mr. Schneider was a U.S. Army retiree serving 22 years, retiring with the rank of Sergeant First Class. He then had another 22-year career with Rolla Municipal Utilities.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Carol Schneider and David and Pam Schneider, of Eureka, CA; one sister, Dorothy New, of Winner, South Dakota; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla.

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All arrangements are under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home of Rolla.