Thomas Edward Schnee
October 28, 1934 – September 10, 2020
Thomas E Schnee passed away Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at his home in Shasta Lake, Ca with family by his side. The anniversary of his marrying the love of his life, Susan Kay Parker, 66 years ago.
Tom was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to unknown parents and was adopted by Carl Edward and Adelina Schnee as a baby. They moved around to various locations over the years ending up in Long Beach, Ca. There, he attended Woodrow Wilson High School where he first met, dated and eventually married Sue.
He went to Diesel school and started working in that field in San Diego, CA. While there he migrated to full time mechanic work in the recreational boating industry, moving to Santa Ana, CA to work for Jim Harrison. Jim eventually started a new business in Redding, CA and Tom followed him there.
Tom and Sue loved traveling via car, ship, train and river raft. Taking many trips alone and with various family members including their children, Fran and Bill Brown (Sue’s sister and her husband), grand children and great grand children. The Cribbean/Panama Canal/ Western Mexico cruise was one of their favorites.
Dad loved watching TV sports and western shows and visiting with friends and family. He retired as Service Manager for Harrison's Marine Center in Redding, Ca.
Tom is survived by Mark his son, Linda his daughter, 4 grand children and 8 great grand children.
A chapel service will be held on September 22, 2020 at 11am and will be streamed live on McDonald's Chapel Facebook page. Please visit https://www.facebook.com/McDonalds-Chapel-107619157562873/ to view the chapel service.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020