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SCHNEIDER, Larry Cooper
SCHNEIDER, Larry Cooper Born November 17, 1954, in Bethesda, Md. Passed away October 10, 2012, at Palmdale Regional Medical Center. Larry Grew up in Twinbrook, Md. where he attended Richard Montgamery. He has lived in the AV for 21 1/2 years. Larrys careers include Geonit Analyst, Geodetic Surveys, and DOD where he worked for 20 years and received multiple outstanding performance awards. He was a member of LDMA and GPAA, he was a Red Skin fan, he enjoyed Nascar drag racing, prospecting, and motorcycle riding where he has received multiple riding recognitions. Larry is survived by his wife Susan M. Schneider, son Anthony Strittmatter from San Francisco, Calif., daughter Joyce Tucker from Ridgecrest, Calif., grandchildren Samantha, Faith, and Paige Hernandez; Paul, Jessica, and Melanie Proctor, great-grandchildren Vaida and Aubrey Kuras, mother and father-in-law Rena and Durant Tardugno from Washington DC. He was preceded in death by his son Sean Strittmatter and parents Charles and Jane Schneider. Larry was the most capable, loving, caring man. He was very professional and loved his job. He had such a big heart and would help anyone in need. He was always there to help. He was a family man, loved spending time with all of the Grandchildren. He had a great sense of humor and always told the funniest stories. His favorite thing was riding cross country seeing new places and meeting different people. When he was a younger man his theme song was Desperado until he met his wife Sue where it became Endless Love. Friends would say that he was such a fun loving and good guy. He was extremely loved and will be greatly missed. Donations can be made in his name to Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, and to celebrate his kind and generous spirit. Viewing will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Joshua Memorial Park. Services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Marys of the Desert Catholic Church in Rosamond, Calif. Arrangement entrusted to Joshua Memorial Park .

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