Mark “Rookie” Schneider, 63, Jasper

Mark Rookie S.Mark “Rookie” Schneider, 63, of Jasper, died Sunday (May 15) at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville.

Mark was born in Jasper July 9, 1952, to Ralph and Ruth (Basch) Schneider. He married Jan Gerber September 22, 2015, in Jasper.

Mark retired as general manager of the Krempp Lumber Company in Jasper, where he had served for over 42 years. He was a graduate of Jasper High School and Indiana University. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, a member and past president of the Dubois County Builders Association, the Jasper Moose, and the Jasper Knight of Columbus. He was active with the Indiana University Alumni Association and enjoyed pheasant hunting, golf, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, Jan Schneider; one daughter, Samantha Schneider, Hampton, Virginia; two step-daughters, Kelly and Sarah Joas, both of Jasper; two step- grandchildren, Wyatt and Waylon Stout, Jasper; three sisters, Jane Krempp and husband Kenneth, Jasper, Phyllis Middleton and husband Bill, Houston, Texas, and Sylvia Metzger, Jasper; and his twin brother, Mike Schneider, Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel inĀ  Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

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