Walter ‘Wally’ Schneider, 73

Walter "Wally" Cornelius Schneider, 73, of Slinger, died Sunday, April 24, 2011, of cardiac arrest.

Wally served two years in the U.S. Ar-my and was retired from the Silgan Container Corp. in 2000 after 33 years of employment. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and collecting miniature cars and socializing with neighbors, friends and family.

Wally is survived by his wife of 49 years, Diane (nee Pasket); sons, Walter C. Jr., Andrew S. (Faye), Timothy S. (Becky) and Matthew M. (Amy); 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Further survived by three brothers, three sisters, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Peter, Thomas and James.

A funeral service for Wally will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Dr., West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home only on Thursday, April 28, from 3 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

"Wally is very loved and greatly missed by all."