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Rocky Mountain Obituaries

, 60, of Longmont, Colo., died April 11, 2006, at Longmont United Hospital.

He was born in Greeley, Colo., on Sept. 21, 1945, to Phillip Jr. and Hilda (Weimer) Schneider. He grew up in Greeley and graduated from Greeley High School in 1963.

On Sept. 19, 1970, he married Susan Nyholt in Henderson, Colo.

Dick worked in construction most of his life, and was known for being a perfectionist in his work. For the past seven years, he worked for Monahan Construction Company in Boulder, Colo.

Rodeo was Dick’s second love, next only to his family. He was a member of the Pro Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, and the National Old Timer’s Rodeo Association. He was a two-time National Steer Wrestling champion in 1986 and 1987, a PRCA Steer Wrestling Champion at the Greeley Independence Stampede, and also judged many rodeos. He also coached the CU and CSU Rodeo Teams.

Dick was a loving husband, father, and “moo-cow papa.” He always enjoyed having animals around the family acreage. He was a very giving person who always loved to help others.

Dick is survived by his wife, Susan of Longmont; two daughters, Amy and husband Nathan Spruce of Northglenn, Colo., and Krista Kay Schneider of Longmont; and one granddaughter, Natasha Spruce of Northglenn. He is also survived by two sisters, Phyllis Schmidt of Greeley and Patricia and husband Ron Kindvall of Eaton, Colo.; two brothers, Charles and wife Kay of Greeley, and Robert and wife Marilyn of Milliken, Colo.; father-in-law Fred Nyholt of Brighton, Colo.; sister-in-law Joye Schneider of Greeley; brother-in-law Jim Nyholt of Palmdale, Calif.; and numerous other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law Edith Nyholt; and a brother, Kenneth.

Services were held on April 18 in Greeley, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Richard Schneider Memorial Fund in care of Adamson Memorial Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo. 80634. To send condolences to the family, visit online at http://www.adamsonchapels.com.

, 60, of Longmont, Colo., died April 11, 2006, at Longmont United Hospital.

He was born in Greeley, Colo., on Sept. 21, 1945, to Phillip Jr. and Hilda (Weimer) Schneider. He grew up in Greeley and graduated from Greeley High School in 1963.

On Sept. 19, 1970, he married Susan Nyholt in Henderson, Colo.

Dick worked in construction most of his life, and was known for being a perfectionist in his work. For the past seven years, he worked for Monahan Construction Company in Boulder, Colo.

Rodeo was Dick’s second love, next only to his family. He was a member of the Pro Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, and the National Old Timer’s Rodeo Association. He was a two-time National Steer Wrestling champion in 1986 and 1987, a PRCA Steer Wrestling Champion at the Greeley Independence Stampede, and also judged many rodeos. He also coached the CU and CSU Rodeo Teams.

Dick was a loving husband, father, and “moo-cow papa.” He always enjoyed having animals around the family acreage. He was a very giving person who always loved to help others.

Dick is survived by his wife, Susan of Longmont; two daughters, Amy and husband Nathan Spruce of Northglenn, Colo., and Krista Kay Schneider of Longmont; and one granddaughter, Natasha Spruce of Northglenn. He is also survived by two sisters, Phyllis Schmidt of Greeley and Patricia and husband Ron Kindvall of Eaton, Colo.; two brothers, Charles and wife Kay of Greeley, and Robert and wife Marilyn of Milliken, Colo.; father-in-law Fred Nyholt of Brighton, Colo.; sister-in-law Joye Schneider of Greeley; brother-in-law Jim Nyholt of Palmdale, Calif.; and numerous other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law Edith Nyholt; and a brother, Kenneth.

Services were held on April 18 in Greeley, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Richard Schneider Memorial Fund in care of Adamson Memorial Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo. 80634. To send condolences to the family, visit online at http://www.adamsonchapels.com.

, 60, of Longmont, Colo., died April 11, 2006, at Longmont United Hospital.

He was born in Greeley, Colo., on Sept. 21, 1945, to Phillip Jr. and Hilda (Weimer) Schneider. He grew up in Greeley and graduated from Greeley High School in 1963.

On Sept. 19, 1970, he married Susan Nyholt in Henderson, Colo.

Dick worked in construction most of his life, and was known for being a perfectionist in his work. For the past seven years, he worked for Monahan Construction Company in Boulder, Colo.

Rodeo was Dick’s second love, next only to his family. He was a member of the Pro Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, and the National Old Timer’s Rodeo Association. He was a two-time National Steer Wrestling champion in 1986 and 1987, a PRCA Steer Wrestling Champion at the Greeley Independence Stampede, and also judged many rodeos. He also coached the CU and CSU Rodeo Teams.

Dick was a loving husband, father, and “moo-cow papa.” He always enjoyed having animals around the family acreage. He was a very giving person who always loved to help others.

Dick is survived by his wife, Susan of Longmont; two daughters, Amy and husband Nathan Spruce of Northglenn, Colo., and Krista Kay Schneider of Longmont; and one granddaughter, Natasha Spruce of Northglenn. He is also survived by two sisters, Phyllis Schmidt of Greeley and Patricia and husband Ron Kindvall of Eaton, Colo.; two brothers, Charles and wife Kay of Greeley, and Robert and wife Marilyn of Milliken, Colo.; father-in-law Fred Nyholt of Brighton, Colo.; sister-in-law Joye Schneider of Greeley; brother-in-law Jim Nyholt of Palmdale, Calif.; and numerous other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law Edith Nyholt; and a brother, Kenneth.

Services were held on April 18 in Greeley, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Richard Schneider Memorial Fund in care of Adamson Memorial Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo. 80634. To send condolences to the family, visit online at http://www.adamsonchapels.com.