Video Memory Play Video SCHNEIDER, Lowell C.; age 85; of Rochester Hills; ran into the loving arms of his Savior on Sunday, October 12, 2014, after a brief illness. Lowell was the only son of Milton and T. Jane Schneider of Cosby, Mo. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he graduated from the General Motors Institute (now called Kettering University) in 1956. Lowell was a Pontiac engineer for nearly 40 years. In 1956, he married Lois Bowman of Blissfield, MI, who preceded him in death 17 years ago. Today, their legacy includes three children: Lyndon (Robbie), Leslie (Braden) and Loren; five grandchildren: Megan, Emily, Jordan, Abby and Olivia; and five great grandchildren. Lowell loved building things, including homes, trailers and most recently a grandfather clock, restoring things, like old cars and bulldozers, and collecting things, like record albums and tools. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Rochester for more than 50 years. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m., at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 322 W. University Drive, in downtown Rochester, and then again at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Street, Rochester, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. His funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. www.pixleyfuneral.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Oct. 14, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 23 "So sorry to hear of Lowell's passing. He would drop by our..."- Jim Parker"As next door neighbors in Rochester, the entire Schneider..." "Dear Schneider family, our deepest sympathies to all of you..."- Alice and Mic Shaeffer"Dearest Schneider family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers..." "Leslie and Braden Bennett: We extend our sincerest sympathy..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Lowell Schneider Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Lowell Schneider Add a photo +