Karl A. Schneider, 38, of Manchester, passed away September 29, 2019 at Grand River Medical Center in Rifle, CO after an unexpected illness.
He was born in Webster, TX on August 15, 1981 to Henry E. and Sylvia A. (Beaver) Schneider III. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2004 and lived his life in Houston, TX, New York, NY and Manchester.
Karl worked for 15 years in oil and gas drilling operations on land and deep water. As such, he was the owner of Schneider Oil and Gas Consultants, LLC.
He was certified as a NAUI Master Scuba Diver and enjoyed surfing, snowboarding and woodworking. He was also an avid fan of the Houston Astros.
The family includes his wife of 11 years, Laura (Braciale) Schneider; three children, Ezra Greene Schneider, Zoey Lam Schneider and Jesse Wing Schneider; his parents; his grandmother, Dorothy R. Schneider; three siblings, Henry E. Schneider IV and his wife, Nicole, Martin J. Schneider and his wife, Elizabeth, and Walter A. Schneider and his wife, Grace; aunts, uncles, cousins and 16 nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A funeral ceremony will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St., Manchester. The burial is private and will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.
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