Kenneth J. Schneider, 79, of Burlington, passed away April 3, 2023 at Oak Park Place Senior Living in Burlington.

Ken was born in Burlington on April 18, 1943, to Donald and Edith Schneider. He attended St. Mary’s Grade and High Schools (Catholic Central). He was employed by Scherrer Construction and Magill Construction as a carpenter until his retirement.

In his earlier years Ken enjoyed traveling, nature photography, hunting, biking and time on his pontoon boat.

Ken is survived by siblings Jim (Duke) Schneider of Burlington and Ruth (Bruce) Frederick of Harvard, Illinois; nieces and nephews Brian (Elizabeth) Frederick of North Carolina, Amy (Adrian) Skinner of Huntley, Illinois, Camie Schneider of La Crosse, Carrie Zietsma of Burlington, Penny (Terry) Harris of Burlington and Doreen (Don) Melenchuk of Hales Corners; and many great nieces and nephews.

Ken is preceded in death by his parents Don and Edith Schneider, brother Richard Schneider, sister Kathy Schneider and sister-in-law Betty Conrad.

Ken was expertly cared for at Oak Park Place Senior Living. The family would like to thank Oak Park Place and hospice along with the doctors and nurses at Aurora Health Care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Burlington. Ken’s wishes are that his funeral will be private for family and relatives with a graveside service at St. Mary’s (Gods Acre) Cemetery in Burlington.

Miller Reesman Funeral Home is serving the family. Well-wishers may visit

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