Walter M. “Ike” Schieder

Walter M. “Ike” Schieder – 62 – of 480 Maple City Drive, Hornell, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon (May 20, 2012) at his home.

Born in Hornell on August 12, 1949, he was the son of Joseph & Adele (Lucas) Schieder.

Although Ike was raised in Hornell, he attended Manlius Military School during his sophomore year.  He returned to Hornell High School for his junior & senior years and graduated with his class in 1967.  He later attended Monroe Community College and Alfred State College.
He had been employed as a lab technician at former Bethesda Hospital in the mid-1970s and had also worked at the former FBC Department Store.  For a time, Ike worked at the Alfred Ski Lodge in the maintenance department and making snow.Ike had been a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.  He also had been a member of the Aquinas Center.  He enjoyed woodworking & electronics and actually built a working solar heating system, years before they were commercially available.

Ike is survived by 2 sisters, Pauline (David) Porter of Allegany, NY and Suzanne (Donald) Palmer of Hornell; 1 brother, James (Stacia) Schieder of Hornell; 1 uncle, Richard “Dick” Schieder of Hornell; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.

The family of Walter M. “Ike” Schieder will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY where a Memorial Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 11:00 AM with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating. 

Ike’s family request that memorial contributions in his name be made to: Mercy Flight: Mercy Flight Central, 2420 brickyard Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424.    Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

5 Responses to “Walter M. “Ike” Schieder”

  1. Kim Wood says:

    Dear Stacie and Jim:

    Prayers…to you all. So very sorry about your loss. May God bless and comfort you during this time.

    Love, Kim

  2. Sue Jimerson says:

    Dear Pixie, Susie Jim, and family,

    I was so very sorry to hear about Ike.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

    Sue Jimerson

  3. Dear Pixie, Dave and Family says:

    I am sorry for your loss of Ike….what a blessed man he was to have all of you caring and advocating for him…He had the freedom to be “Ike” and a home of his own….what a gift! May you find peace during this time…Sincerely, Jennifer Hewson

  4. Georgette Noyes says:

    Dear Pixie amd Susie,

    I am very sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you and your family.

    I often think about Ike and the time I was able to share with him. His smile and the glimmer in his eye’s when he was having fun with everyone. I deeply have missed seeing Ike.

    He was truely blessed to have such a loving and caring family to take care of him and advocate for him. Bless you all.

    Again I am sorry for your loss.

    Georgette Noyes

  5. Jim and Helen says:

    We know Ike is in a place where he is free of all the handicaps he has lived with so long and while you are mourning your loss he is celebrating his new and free life in a far better place. Our prayers are with you and please know that you all made such a wonderful difference in his life.