H.F. Schindler Family

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THE H.F. SCHINDLER FAMILY

REUNION MINUTES

1980s Minutes

1980

 

Apr. 12: Pres. Carter announces economic sanctions against USSR for invasion of Afghanistan; U.S. Olympic Committee votes against U.S. participation in Moscow Summer Olympics.

 

May 18: Mt. St. Helens erupts, leaves 57 dead.

 

Nov. 4: Ronald Reagan defeats Pres. Carter, becoming 40th U.S. president.

 

Dec. 8: Former Beatle John Lennon shot and killed.

 

World Series: Philadelphia Phillies

 

Best Picture: Ordinary People

July 27, 1980

 

The 52nd annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler was held July 27, 1980 at the Clair United Methodist Church.

 

After the dinner, President Glen Schindler called the meeting to order, and gave special recognition to Aunt Josephine Schneider. The traditional song, "Saved By Grace", was sung by the Lee Schneider family. The secretary, Hilton Sander, read the minutes and called the roll, with 71 members present.

 

Glen Schindler announced the following additions to the family:

 

By birth: Tricia Kathleen Corn

  Megan Dawn Burnett

  Christine Leslie Angelelo

 

By adoption: Sara Anne Miller

 

By marriage: Leon G. Kretzchmer

  Julie Ann Knott

 

The treasurer, H. C. Schneider, reported a balance of $43.06 in the treasury. It was asked for donations to cover the outstanding bills.

 

The following slate of officers was approved for the coming year:

 

President Toby Schneider

Vice-President Hilton Sander

Secretary H. C. Schneider

Treasurer Robert Cornelius

 

A special guest, Dorothy Trunnel, from Manhattan, Kansas, was present. She is related to the Russel Schindler family.

 

The meeting was adjourned with the traditional family circle and the singing of "Blest Be The Tie That Binds". The benediction was given by the Rev. Denny Silk.

 

Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served following the meeting.

 

Hilton Sander

Secretary

1981

 

Jan. 20: Minutes after Reagan's inauguration, the 52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days are freed.

 

Mar. 30: Pres. Reagan and Press Sec. James Brady are shot and seriously wounded by John W. Hinckley Jr.

 

Apr. 12: World's first reusable spacecraft, the space shuttle Columbia, is sent into space.

 

Sept. 21: Sandra Day O'Connor is appointed as first woman to serve on U.S. Supreme Court.

 

World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Best Picture: Chariots of Fire

July 26, 1981

 

The 53rd H.F. Schindler family reunion was held at Clair United Methodist Church on July 26, 1981. Prayer was led by Rev. Ron Kruger before a delicious pot luck dinner.

 

President Toby Schneider called the meeting to order. The traditional song "Saved by Grace" was sung by Robert and Mary Lou Cornelius. The Secretary H.C. Schneider read the minutes and called the roll with 76 members present out of a family enrollment of 252.

 

Rev & Mrs. George Myer and Rev. & Mrs. Ron Kruger were recognized as guests.

 

Recognition was given to new members:

 

By birth: Barton Douglas Schindler

  James Madison Schindler

  Christopher Dale Schneider

 

By marriage: Rose Marie Schneider

 

By marriage: Wendy Susan Sander

 

By adoption: Jim Paul Sander

  Jeffrey Lance Sander

  Janna Rosanne Sander

  Jeana Susanne Sander

  Donations were asked for to help cover our expenses.

 

Lee T. Schneider asked for help in bringing our records up to date for he felt that they may not be wholly accurate. Thanks was given to Margie Sanderfor the church arrangements.

 

Glen Schindler chairman of the nomination committee announced the following slate of officers for approval:

 

President Hilton Sander

Vice-President H.C. Schneider

Secretary Robert Cornelius

Treasurer Kevin Schneider

 

The meeting was adjourned with the traditional family circle and the singing of "Blest be the Tie That Binds" with benediction given by Rev. Myer.

 

Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served.

 

Henry C. Schneider

Secretary

1982

 

Jan. 8: AT&T agrees to give up the 22 Bell System companies and is allowed to expand business by Justice Dept.

 

Dec: Unemployment hits 10.8%, highest since 1940.

 

World Series: St. Louis Cardinals

 

Best Picture: Gandhi

July 25, 1982

 

The 54th H. F. Schindler reunion was held at the Clair United Methodist Church on July 25, 1982. The dinner prayer was led by Reverend Ron Kruger.

 

President Hilton Sander called the meeting to order. The song "Saved By Grace" was sung by the Lee Schneider family. The secretary, Robert Cornelius, read the minutes and called the roll. 63 members were present out of a family enrollment of 255.

 

Reverend and Mrs. George Myer were recognized as special guests from their respective churches. Aunt Fina was recognized for her attendance at age 91 years.

 

Three new members were recognized by birth. They were:

 

Anthony Bruce Schindler

Jessica Jean Chapman

Paul George Kretzchmer

 

The treasurers report was given by Kevin Schneider and a balance of $32.53 was reported.

 

Lee Schneider reported that he is still continuing update requests from 2 years ago. He asked that in the future when someone marries, he would like to have both parents' names along with the maiden name.

 

Glen Schindler, chairman of the nomination committee, announced the following slate of officers for approval:

 

President H.C. Schneider

Vice-President Robert Cornelius

Secretary Kevin Schneider

Treasurer Lori Schneider

 

The meeting was adjourned with family circle and the sharing of the song "Bless Be The Tie That Binds." The benediction was given by Reverenc Myer. Ice cream was served following the meeting.

 

Robert Cornelius

Secretary

1983

 

Sept. 1: South Korean passenger jet shot down over Soviet airspace, killing 269 people.

 

Oct. 25: U.S. troops, with small force from 6 Caribbean nations, invade Granada.

 

World Series: Baltimore Orioles

 

Best Picture: Terms of Endearment

July 24, 1983

 

The 55th H. F. Schindler Family reunion was held July 24, 1983 at the Clair United Methodist Church. The dinner prayer was led by Rev. Ron Krueger, pastor of the Hope Church.

 

President Henry Schneider called the meeting to order. The traditional song, "Saved by Grace", was sung by Robert Cornelius. The Secretary, Kevin Schneider, read the minutes and called the roll with 68 members present out of a family enrollment of 253.

 

Several members of the family were recognized: Aunt Josephine and Aunt Vera, our only second generation members; Preston and Lucille Schneider and Milton and Mildred Ford, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries during the past year.

 

The treasurer's report was given by Lori Schneider and a balance of $40.78 was reported.

 

The President read a letter from Stella Schneider. He noted that Stella was observing a birthday on the reunion date and asked the members present to sign a card for her.

 

Recognition was given to new members. They were Kerry Kathleen Cryder, Amy Jan Phipps, and Wheaton Samuel Elkins by birth, and Gerald Richard Travers, Mark Wayne Thornhill, and Ruth Ann Butner Judah by Marriage.

 

Glen Schindler, Chairman of the nominating committee, announced the following slate of officers for approval:

 

President Robert Cornelius

Vice-President Kevin Schneider

Secretary Lori Schneider

Treasurer Terri Schneider

 

The meeting was adjourned with the family circle and the singing of "Bless be the Tie That Binds". The benediction was given by Rev. Simpson of the Clair Church. Ice Cream was served following the meeting.

 

Kevin Schneider

Secretary

1984

 

Nov. 6: Pres. Reagan defeats Walter Mondale/Geraldine Ferraro ticket in greatest Republican landslide in history, carrying 49 states.

 

World Series: Detroit Tigers

 

Best Picture: Amadeus

July 26, 1984

 

The 56th H. F.Schindler Family reunion was held July 22, 1984 at the Clair United Methodist Church. The dinner prayer was led by REV. Harold Gold, paster of the host church.

 

Vice-President Kevin Schneider called the business meeting to order. Thesong "Saved by Grace" was sung by Kevin & Terri Schneider. The Secretary Lori Schneider read the minutes and called the roll with 62 members present out of a family enrollment of 258.

 

Rev. & Mrs. Harold Gold, Rev. & Mrs. Ron Kruger and Rev. Jodi & Gary Ponder-Williams were introduced as guests. Aunt Fena Schneider was recognized, although unable to attend and Ethel Schneider Bunse was honored as attending.

 

Treasury report was given by Terri Schneider and donations were asked for to help cover our expenses.

 

Recognition was given to new members.

 

By birth: Brittany Gail Travers

  Craig Patrick McDonnell

  Amanda Sue Duncan

  Jennifer Christin Cryder

 

By marriage: Linda Bachman Judah

  Jeffery Galyn Carlile

 

Jack Schindler, chairman of the nomination committee, announced the following slate of officers for approval,

 

President Keven Schneider

Vice-President Lori Schneider

Secretary Terri Schneider

Treasurer Meredith Kapp

 

The Meeting was adjourned with the family circle and the sharing of the song "Bless Be the Tie That Binds" led by Clifton Schindler. The benediction was given by Rev. Gary Ponder-Williams. Ice cream and cake was then served.

 

Lori Schneider

Secretary

1985

 

July 13: "Live Aid" rock concert broadcast around the world raises $70 million for starving peoples of Africa.

 

World Series: Kansas City Royals

 

Best Picture: Out of Africa

July 28, 1985

 

The 57th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler family was held July 28, 1985 at the Clair United Methodist Chuech. Preceding the pot-luck dinner, Rev. Ron Krueger, of Hope Church of Christ, led the family in prayer.

 

President Kevin Schneider called the meeting to order. The traditional song, "Saved By Grace," was sung by Ron & Marva Murawski and Stan & Pat Kapp. Terri Schneider, secretary, read the minutes from the previous year and called the roll with each member standing and stating his hometown. Seventy-seven family members were present out of a total enrollment of 267. Treasurer Meredith Kapp reported a balance of $27.61 and a request for donations was made.

 

Special recognition was given to several family members: Aunt Josephine and Aunt Vera, our only second generation family members, and the Nelson Kapp family for their perfect attendance with all 16 members present.

 

Special guests recognized were Rev. Ron Krueger and family, Rev. Larry Hartell and daughter of Cosby Faith and Zion Churches, and Mr. Brent Beery, fiance of Lori Schneider.

 

The Rev. Lester Sander gave a memorial for Mildred Ford, who dies on November 7, 1984, and Ethel Bunse, who died on January 11, 1985.

 

Kevin Schneider announced the following additions to the family:

 

By birth: Summer Christine Sander

  Ashley Beth Burnett

  David Mark Thornhill

  Holly Sue Schindler

 

By marriage: Jean Pohlhammer Larson

  George Moyer

  Elizabeth Marrs Schneider

  Patrick Wilson

  Carrie Schnell Ammon

 

The following slate of officers was approved for the year:

 

President Lori Schneider

Vice-President Terri Schneider

Secretary Meredith Kapp

Treasurer David Schindler

 

The meeting was adjourned with the benediction given by Rev. Hartell, followed by the traditional family circle and the singing of "Blest Be the Tie that Binds."

 

Ice cream was served following the meeting.

 

Terri Schneider

Secretary

1986

 

Jan. 20: U.S. officially observes Martin Luther King Jr. day for the first time.

 

Jan. 28: Moments after liftoff, the space shuttle Challenger explodes, killing 6 astronauts and Christa McAuliffe, a New Hampshire teacher.

 

World Series: New York Mets

 

Best Picture: Platoon

July 27, 1986

 

The 58th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler Family was held at Clair United Methodist Church on July 27, 1986. The dinner prayer was led by the Rev. Harold Gold.

 

The meeting was called to order by the president Lori Beery. The traditional song "Saved by Grace" was sung by Debbie Burnett. Meredith Kapp, secretary, read the minutes from the last meeting and called the roll. There were 67 members who answered roll call from a membership of 267. David Schindler, treasurer, reported a balance of $25.71 and requested donations to cover the ice cream and church hall rental.

 

The special guests recognized were: Rev. Harold Gold and family of Clair Church, James and Stephanie Lee of the Crosby Faith and Zion Churches. Esther Schneider was introduced as a visitor. Shane Schindler introduced his fiance, Lidy Lanseford. Vera Schindler was recognized as being the oldest member present. Also recognized was the Bill Schindler family from Texas and Marilyn Grauberger from Colorado as traveling great distances to attend.

 

The Rev. Lester Sander gave a memorial for Josephine A. Schneider, Elwin "jack" Schindler and George Moyer, members who passed away during the year.

 

Lori Beery announced the new additions to the family.

 

By birth: Holley Sue Schindler

  Idean Elise Judad

  Lindsey Marie Travers

  Nathan Tyler Saverino

  Lara Noel Miller

 

By marriage: Brent Gerald Beery

  Mark James Rasmussen

  Michael Shawn Sanders

  A motion was made to pay Clair $30. for use of the church hall.

 

The nominating committee reported the following slate of officers.

 

President Terri Schneiderr

Vice-President Meredith Kapp

Secretary David Schindler

Treasurer Debbie Burnett

 

Berniece Kapp asked that perhaps each family could make a effort to inform the officers each year of any addition or deletions to the roll.

 

The family gathered in the traditional circle and sang "Blest Be the Tie that Binds." James Lee gave the Benediction.

 

Ice cream and cake were served.

 

Meredith Kapp

Secretary

1987

 

Jan. 5: Pres. Reagan announces U.S.'s first trillion-dollar budget.

 

May-Aug.: Public hearings by Senate and House committees investigating the Iran-contra affair are held. Lt. Col. Oliver North says he believed all his activities were authorized by his superiors.

 

Oct. 19: Wall Street crashes with the Dow Jones plummeting a record 508 points.

 

Dec. 8: Pres. Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign a pact to dismantle all U.S. and Soviet missiles with a 300- to 3,400-mile range.

 

World Series: Minnesota Twins

 

Best Picture: The Last Emperor

July 26, 1987

 

The 59th annual reunion of the H.F. Schindler family was held at Clair United Methodist Church on July 26th, 1987. The dinner prayer was given by Rev. Harold Gold.

 

President Terri Schneider called the meeting to order. The traditional song, "Saved by Grace", was sung with a "community sing", first cousins singing first verse, second cousins singing second verse, "married-ins" singing third verse and all joining in for the last verse. David Schindler, Secretary, called the roll and read the minutes from the last reunion. 71 people answered the roll call from a membership of 270. Debbie Burnett reported a balance of -$8.52 and asked for donations to defray expenses.

 

Ester Schneider was recognized as a visitor. Vera Schindler was honored as the oldest member present. Among those traveling long distances to attend were: Dale & Eula Ammon and Marilyn Grauberger from Colorado; Kevin Schneider from Washington, DC; and Dee Louis Phipps from South Dakota. Kenneth Schindler noted that the Schindler Bible was there and invited those attending to look at it.

 

Additions to the Family during the past year were:

 

By birth: Kevin Neil McDonnell

  Bradley Bruce Armstrong

  Caroline Marie Schneider

 

By marriage: Ralph Scott Snyder

  Lydia Gay Linkford

  Kathleen Sue Sagen

  Donald C. Kaminski

 

Kenneth Schindler gave a memorial for Glen Schindler.

 

The nominating committee reported the following slate of officers for the coming year:

 

President Meredith Kapp

Vice-President David Schindler

Secretary Debbie Burnett

Treasurer Daryl Schneider

 

Willard Sander family was recognized as having all members present.

 

A motion was made & seconded that we pay Clair $30.00 for use of the Church Hall.

 

The Family gathered in the traditional circle and sang "Blest Be The Tide That Binds". Rev. Dale Ammon gave the Benediction.

 

Ice cream and cake were served.

 

David Schindler

Secretary

1988

 

Nov. 8: Vice Pres. George Bush elected 41st U.S. president.

 

World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Best Picture: Rain Man

July 24, 1988

 

The 60th annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler Family was held at Clair United Methodist Church on July 24, 1988. The dinner prayer was given by Rev. Lester Sander.

 

President Meredith Kapp called the meeting to order. The traditional song, "Saved by Grace", was sung by Stan and Patricia Kapp accompanied by Denise Kapp. Debra Burnett, secretary, called the roll and read the minutes from the last reunion. 78 people answered call from a membership of 275. Daryl Schneider, treasurer, reported a balance of $19.66 before expenses and requested donations to defray expenses.

 

Dale Ammon recognized Vera Schindler as the only great aunt present and still living. Those traveling long distances to attend were Wayne Schindler from Texas, Dale and Eula Ammon from Colorado. Brian Schneider was listed in the country's service in Fort Ord, California.

 

Additions to the Family during the last year were:

 

By birth: Benjamin James Larson

  Catherine Anna Schneider

  Dustin Elijah Sander (present)

  Brett Diane Thornhill

  Holly Ann Sander

 

By marriage: Darlene Inez Bolz Schneider (present)

  Deborah Darene Huckett Schneider

  Christy Lynne Searles Schindler

  Ronald Scott Plath

  Scott Russell Schulstrom

 

Katherine Cornelius stated that there were no deaths in the Family during the past year.

 

A motion was made and seconded that we pay Clair Church $30.00 for the use of the fellowship hall.

 

Lee T. Schneider III moved that the names of the roll call be listed under the names of the original children. This was seconded by John Schneider. Lee Schneider II recognized Eula Ammon for the initial work done on the Family record in 1944.

 

The nominating committee, Clifton and Kenneth Schindler, reported the following slate of officers for the coming year.

 

President David Schindler

Vice-President Debra Burnett

Secretary Datyl Schneider

Treasurer Larry Schindler

 

Dale Ammon offered to take pictures of each family.

 

The family gathered in the traditional circle and sang "Blest Be the Tie that Binds". Rev. Dale Ammon gave the Benediction.

 

Ice cream and cake were served.

 

Debra Burnett

Secretary

1989

 

Mar. 24: The Exxon Valdez strikes Alaskan reef and causes one of the largest oil spills in U.S. history.

 

Aug. 9: Measure to rescue savings and loan industry signed into law by Pres. George Bush.

 

Oct. 17: An earthquake strikes San Francisco Bay area just before World Series Game, causing 62 deaths.

 

Dec. 20: U.S. troops invade Panama, overthrowing government of Manuel Noriega.

 

World Series: Oakland A's

 

Best Picture: Driving Miss Daisy

July 23, 1989

 

The 61st annual reunion of the H. F. Schindler Family was held at Clair United Methodist Church on July 23, 1989. A basket dinner preceded the annual meeting.

 

President David Schindler called the meeting to order. The traditional song "Saved by Grace" was sung by all in attendance. Secretary Daryl Schneider read the minutes and Roll Call. Sixty-one answered roll call from a membership of 286. Treasurer Larry Schindler reported a balance of $66 in the treasury and requested donations for next year's meeting.

 

Traveling the longest distance this year was the Curtis Schindler family of Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Reverend Dale Ammon gave a memorial for Dorothy Smith.

 

Additions:

By birth: Donivan Gregory Schindler

  Kurtis Edward Kaminski

  Anna Joan Miller

 

By marriage: Charles Joseph Filipiak

  Tracy Jeanne Gould Schindler

  George T. Worthen

  Nelda Noland Schneider

  Maureen DeWeese Cornelius

 

Motion was made and seconded we give $30.00 to Clair Church for the use of the facility. Also requested was a "Love Offering" for the "Love Candle" for the Church to be given by individuals.

 

Officers for the coming year are:

 

President Debra Burnett

Vice President Daryl Schneider

Secretary Larry Schindler

Treasurer Brent Kapp

 

Lee T. Schneider was hopeful that all records would be on computer by next year.

 

The traditional closing by holding hands in a circle while sang "Bless Be The Tie That Binds", closed the 61st annual meeting.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

Daryl Schneider, Secretary

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