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Walter Schneckloth 1892-1936


Posted By: Sharon K HESEBECK (email)
Date: 7/8/2022 at 11:35:20

Walter Schneckloth, 43.. of Correctionville, brother of E. P. Schneckloth of Spencer, and known in this vicinity where he has made business visits, died early Sunday morning at his hotel room in Omaha. Death was caused by a heart attack.
Mr. Schneckloth was field representative for the Chicago Joint Stock Land bank in
northwest Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Schneckloth visited Sunday at their brother's home in
Correctionville and left Monday noon to attend funeral services which will, be held Tuesday afternoon at the home in Correctionville, where interment will also take place.
Attended Banquet
Mr. Schneckloth was in Omaha to attend a farewell banquet for D. P. Hogan, retiring president of the federal land bank there. J. J. Grest, vice president of the Federal Farm Mortgage corporation and intimate friend, was with him when he died.
Born December 3, 1892, at Holstein, Mr. Schneckloth moved with his family to Correctionville when he was a child. He was graduated from the Correctionville high
school in 1910 and later attended the University of Iowa, where he was affiliated with Delta Chi fraternity.
In 1917 Mr. Schneckloth joined the army, remaining in the service until 1919. He was a charter member of Mumford post of the American Legion at Correctionville.
Those Bereft
Mr. Schneckloth married Lucile Edmunds of Correctionville on March 23, 1918.
Survivors include his widow; a son, Roland, and a daughter, Louise; his mother, Mrs. Martha Schneckloth of Correctionville, and four brothers, Barney of Washington, D. C.; E. P. of Spencer, Iowa; Charles of Sioux City, and William of Correctionville.
Mr. Schneckloth had been employed by the land bank since 1931. Previous to that time he was cashier in the Merchants State bank at Correctionville. His hobby was raising live stock.
Page 15 of Spencer News Herald, published in Spencer, Iowa on Friday, May 8th, 1936


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