Eldred Leo Schneberger

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Eldred Leo Schneberger was born January 19, 1934, in Canute, Oklahoma, to Margaret "Maggie" Barbara and Leo Norbert Schneberger. He passed away April 30, 2016, at his home west of Burns Flat, Oklahoma, at the age of 82 years, three months and 11 days. Eldred grew up in Canute, Oklahoma, and graduated from Holy Family School. After graduation he was married to Patricia Ann (Spieker) Schneberger at Holy Family Church in Canute on November 16, 1954. Eldred and Patricia moved to the family farm where they made their home and raised their family. Eldred farmed wheat, cotton and raised cattle his entire life. He enjoy having conversations and subtly inserting a joke, playing cards, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the St. Matthew Catholic Church and was a third degree honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus, serving 46 years. Eldred was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Kenneth James Schneberger; two brothers, Laverne and Lloyd Schneberger; and one sister, Vineta Casteel. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, of the home; seven children, Chris Schneberger and wife, Cindy of Foss, Oklahoma, Gwen Fuchs and husband, Jimmy of Elk City, Oklahoma, Dennis Schneberger of Canute, Oklahoma, Jeff Schneberger and wife, Julie of Canute, Oklahoma, Brian Schneberger and wife, Lori of Canute, Oklahoma, Julie Mills and husband, Duane of Elk City, Oklahoma, and Rhonda Stovall and husband, Jeff of Piedmont, Oklahoma; 17 grandchildren, Curtis Schneberger, Keith Schneberger, Karen Roles, Jaime Kos, Jennifer Fuchs, William Fuchs, Clayton Fuchs, Jillian Jo Schneberger, Jacob Schneberger, Lilly Schneberger, Grace Schneberger, Luke Schneberger, Faith Schneberger, Amber Lovelace, Benjamin Mills, Isaac Stovall and Jacqueline Stovall; nine great-grandchildren, Waverly Schneberger, Whitten Schneberger, Jocelyn Kos, Aiden Ball, Jaiden Ball, Jacie Lovelace, Taia Lovelace, Sharley Lovelace and Bentlee Lovelace; one sister, Mildred Pospisil of Hennessey, Oklahoma; and a host of other relatives and friends. Prayer vigil services were held Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Whinery-Savage Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery under the direction of Whinery-Savage Funeral Service. Condolences can be made online at www.whineryfs.com.