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Ralph Schneider

Ralph Schneider

Friday, June 5th, 1931 Saturday, June 29th, 2019

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Life Story for Ralph Julius Schneider

Obituary – Ralph Schneider

Ralph J. Schneider was born June 5, 1931, and passed peacefully early on the morning of June 29, 2019 of renal failure. He was born and grew up in Mobridge, South Dakota with seven brothers. He married Emogene Reis on July 10, 1952. He moved to California in 1956 where he raised 5 children. He enjoyed a 40-year career in Aerospace and contributed to the success of the Apollo 11 – America’s Space Race mission to the moon, and the Space Shuttle program.
After retiring in 1992 Ralph and Connie Gersten enjoyed travel to Europe, shared community service, karaoke, and many adventures. He was a 20-year member of Lancaster’s Happy Singers.
Ralph was preceded in death by wife, Emogene, daughter, Susan and son, Joseph. He is survived by daughters, Deborah & Elizabeth and son, Paul, grandchildren, Jeremy Long, Amanda Morales, Nicole, Peter & Sarah Yerkes, Jocelyn & Heidi Schneider, Ryan Merrill, Katy Owens, Meghan & Ben Schneider, great-grandchildren, and his girlfriend of 22 years, Connie Gersten and her daughter, Sylvie Rodriguez.
Ralph was a sweet man and gentle giant who always provided for his family. He is loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Halley Olsen Murphy Funerals & Cremations
    44831 N. Cedar Ave.
    LANCASTER, CA
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    Saturday, July 13th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Halley Olsen Murphy Funerals & Cremations
    44831 N. Cedar Ave.
    LANCASTER, CA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, July 13th, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery
    43121 70th Street West
    LANCASTER, CA
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