Mr. Clarence “Bud” Ralph Schneeberger, age 89, of Cass City, died peacefully at Covenant Healthcare-Cooper, Saginaw on Nov. 3, 2022.
He was born Oct. 6, 1933, in Royal Oak, to the late Steven and Clara (Seigfried) Schneeberger. On Dec. 7, 1962 he married the former Opal Holik in Caro, MI. Bud attended Cass City High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean War as an electronics repairman. He then worked at General Motors Corporation in Flint, before moving to Cass City to join his brother, Russell, in business. They established Schneeberger’s Furniture and Appliance Store, which has been a fixture in the Cass City area for over 60 years. In his younger years, Bud was on bowling and golf leagues. Later on, he helped with the Cass City Wrestling Program and the Cass City High School Football Team. He always enjoyed playing with his children and grandchildren and was ready with a bowl of ice cream, a slice of watermelon, or a sweet treat from an Amish bakery. He also attended Cass City Nazarene Church, until it closed, then he attended Novesta Church of Christ.
Bud is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Opal, children, Sharyl (Bryce) Nakamura, Connie (Steven) Gillett and Travis Schneeberger, grandchildren, Heidi (Wilson) Yan, Sheri Jean (Robert) Komdeur, Lora (Jacob) Schroader, Anton Schneeberger, Marrisa Schneeberger, Kayla Schneeberger, Kyle Schneeberger, Isaac Gillett, Josiah Gillett, Benjamin Gillett, Rachel Gillett, Jasmine Gillett, Elizabeth Gillett, Angelica Gillett, Enoch Gillett, Malakai Gillett, Ethan Schneeberger, Keegan Schneeberger, Toby Regulinski and Lily Regulinski and 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, a sister, Virginia Harp of Flushing and brother, Russell (Olga) Schneeberger of Cass City. He was predeceased by his son, Stephen Schneeberger and stillborn daughter, Christine Schneeberger and a brother, Donald Hendrian.
Visiting will be Wed., Nov. 9, 2022 from 3 until 7 PM at Thabet Funeral Home, 6255 Main St., Cass City and on Thurs., Nov. 10, 2022 from 10 until an 11 AM service at Novesta Church of Christ, 2896 Cemetery Rd, Cass City. Burial will be in Novesta Township Cemetery. Honor service by members of the Cass City VFW Post and the U S Army.
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