Joe Schneider of Kent, WA died Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Born in 1927 Berlin, Germany the youngest son of Willi and Marjorie Schneider. Survived by his sons Joe (Jolene) and Paul (Jamie) and Paul’s children and grandchildren.

Joe taught high school social studies and world history in Illinois and mentored fellow teachers as chairman of his department and through involvement in professional organizations.

After retiring Joe and Carol moved to Renton to be with their children and grandchildren. Active members of St. James church they kept busy with friends and family. After Carol’s death (cancer) in 2002 Joe stayed active with St. James and in 2007 found a second partner in Marie White. After many happy years Marie suffered a stroke and they moved to Farrington Court. Marie passed in 2016. Joe stayed at Farrington Court where he later found a soulmate and close friend in Juliette Frank.

A memorial service will be held at St. James Episcopal church in Kent, WA on Friday July 26, 2019 at 11 am.

Full obituary and memory book available online at:

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Obituaries

Linda Raye (Bolt) Cappelletti | Obituary

Linda Raye (Bolt) Cappelletti was born on February 21, 1950 in Ballard,… Continue reading

Dale Klapperich | Obituary

After a nearly four-year battle with cancer, Dale Klapperich passed away peacefully… Continue reading

Viola Bertha Welchko | Obituary

Viola Bertha Welchko June 19, 1915 - April 13, 2020 Age 104… Continue reading

Obituary: Gloria Cavanaugh

Gloria Cavanaugh April 4, 1927 to April 26, 2020. Age 93 Gloria… Continue reading

Obituary: Gretchen Stangle

Gretchen Stangle of Covington, WA, passed away April 8, 2020. She was… Continue reading

William (Bill) Edward | Obituary

William (Bill) Edward Raschkow, 84, a longtime Auburn, Wash., resident, passed away… Continue reading


Duane Pierce, born in Lebanon, OR February 6, 1928 to Frances (Frum-Slater)… Continue reading


Michael Wayne Gray, 61, of Kent, Washington, passed away unexpectedly on November… Continue reading


Nov. 28, 1939 – Jan. 2, 2020 A graveside service will be… Continue reading

Most Read