Walter M. Schneider

November 5, 1935February 4, 2019

Walter M. “WaWa” Schneider, 83 of Newburgh passed away Monday, February 4, 2019. He was born November 5, 1935 in Evansville, IN to the late Walter and Mildred Schneider. He graduated from Memorial High School where he was an all-star in football and basketball. Walter was offered a full ride scholarship to Notre Dame University but instead chose to stay in Evansville to care for his parents. He was a union steward for Local 808 for many years. Walter loved hunting and fishing, was a huge horse racing fan, enjoying Ellis Park where he had also worked as a guard. He loved his family and cats. Walter was preceded in death by his wife Eilene in 2011 and son, Steven Schneider in 1971. He is survived by daughter, Annette Heck; grandchildren, Rachell Brown, Laura Weese and Daniel Heck, and great-grandchildren, Nalah Brown, Gabriel Weese and Isaac Weese. A Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, 5333 State Road 261, officiated by Father Joseph Ziliak with burial in Locust Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Evansville Heart Association. Condolences may be made online at


  • Visitation Sunday, February 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 11, 2019

Walter M. Schneider

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Wilma Daubs

February 10, 2019

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Annette and Family,

So sorry to hear about your Dad. Always had a smile. Last time i saw him was at Walmart a year or so ago . We had a good chat and laugh.
I think of you both often whenever i'm on north Bell Rd. Give me a call sometime, we live close.

All the Best