Daniel W. Schneider

October 6, 1936 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 83)


Dr. Daniel Walter Schneider went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 11, 2020.  He was born in Utica New York on October 6, 1936.  He grew up in Gross Pointe Michigan and Mount Dora Florida where he graduated from Mount Dora High School.

He attended Stetson University and graduated from Baylor University in Waco Texas.  He went on to become a Doctor of Chiropractic graduating from National University in Lombard Illinois.

He married Aletta Bell Brandt December 27th, 1958.  They moved to Nappanee Indiana and established Schneider Clinic which is where he practiced until 1983 when he moved to Elkhart Indiana. He practiced chiropractic for 58 years with a decade of time in Columbus Ohio.  He retired in 2017 in Elkhart.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Aletta Schneider, his brother Dr. Herbert Schneider of Middlebury Indiana, his son Dr. Mark (Pam) Schneider of Elkhart Indiana, his daughter Ginger (Brad) Gibson of Columbus Ohio.  His grandchildren Nicholas Schneider, Bethany Gibson Fowler, Daniel Gibson, Michael Gibson, Alexandra Schneider Snyder, Amy Gibson Carpenter, Austin Schneider.  His great grandchildren Henry Schneider, Charles Schneider, Charlie Fowler, Madeline Schneider.

He loved being a chiropractor and loved the patients he treated for 58 years.  He loved Jesus.  He loved his wife, "Sunshine."  He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He loved memorizing scripture and listening to Chuck Swindoll.  His favorite activity was spending time at his farm with his family where he planted fields of trees that have matured to testify to the decades of family time spent there.

Visitation Hours are Tuesday January 21st from 4-6 PM at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home 403 W. Franklin Street Elkhart, IN 46516.  A private family memorial service will be at a later date.

In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to River Oaks Community Church 58020 Co Rd 115 Goshen, Indiana 46528.

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January 21, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516


River Oaks Community Church
58020 C. R. 115, Goshen IN 46528

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