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Saturday, November 24, 2012

PAA/NWA Capt. Richard ‘Dick’ H. Schlader

~ IN MEMORY ~
PAA/NWA Capt. Richard ‘Dick’ Hugh Schlader Sr.
January 16, 1929 ~ November 14, 2012

Captain Schlader served in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was a graduate of the University of MN in business. He was a member of Delta Sigma Pi. He enjoyed 37 years of flying commercially for Pan American Airlines (two years) and Northwest Airlines for 35 years. He retired from Northwest Airlines as a 747 Captain in 1987.

To view/sign the online guestbook please visit http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/naplesnews/obituary.aspx?pid=161110238#fbLoggedOut Captain Schlader is survived by his wife Doni Jo. To the best of my knowledge personal condolences may be sent to their home at 3521 Heron Glen Ct., Bonita Springs FL 34134-0941

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples. Also, a mass is planned at St. Victoria's Church in Victoria MN on November 30th at 3:30 p.m. Private interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota.

 
Obituary for Richard Hugh Schlader of Bonita Springs, FL
 
Richard Hugh Schlader, 83, of Bonita Springs, FL, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

He was born January 16, 1929 in Waukon, IA to Bernard and Gertrude Schlader. He then moved to Minneapolis at the age of eight years. He attended De La Salle High School. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was a graduate of the University of MN in business. He was a member of Delta Sigma Pi. He married Marilyn Zimmermann from 1950 to 1972. They had six children. In 1974 he married his beloved Doni Jo Quesnel, his wife of 38 years.

Dick enjoyed 37 years of flying commercially for Pan American Airlines (two years) and Northwest Airlines for 35 years. He retired from Northwest Airlines as a 747 Captain in 1987.

He and Doni purchased land on Spencer Lake in Wisconsin and opened their own apple orchard named, "Indian Creek." In the late 1990s they sold the orchard and moved permanently to Bonita Springs, FL where they have enjoyed great friendships and numbers of tennis matches and gatherings in their home. Throughout his retirement he was the editor of Contrails Magazine for Northwest Airline Retired Pilots. He brought great humor in his story telling, enjoyed reading and travelling. He will be deeply missed.

Preceded in death by parents, Gertrude and Bernard Schlader; and sister, Margaret Peterson.
 
Survived by loving wife, Doni Jo (Quesnel) Schlader married 38 years; children, Mary (James) Pietruszewski , Richard W. (Patricia) Schlader, Julie Hellwich, Joel (Pam) Schlader, Katy (Brent) Bentrott, Steve (Jodi) Schlader. Grandchildren, Michael Schwartz, Paul (Kara) Schlader, Lia Ramirez, Kelly (Jesse) Martinka, Danielle (Nick) Hively, Benjamin (Katelyn) Schlader, Tony Schlader, Lauren Bentrott, Andrew, and Aaron Schlader, Cameron Bentrott, Rowan Hellwich , Scott Schlader, Neil (Lydia) Pietruszewski; great-grandchildren, Emma Herzog-Schlader, Shannon and Kaylen Hively, Lewis Pietruszewski, Ivy Mae Kennedy-Schwartz, Ava Schlader; sisters, Joyce (Ben) Walters, Carole (Bud) Remboldt, Virginia (Bill) Goodnough, brotherin-law, Jerry Peterson; and many nieces and nephews and friends. Also, their treasured dog, Callie.

 A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples.

Private interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota.

A reception following the Mass at the Pelican Landing Community Center.

In lieu of flowers you may send donations to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the website or address that follows, http://www.cff.org/GetInvolved/ManyWaysToGive/ Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.

A special Thank You to those loving volunteers and nurses assisting at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, FL. Also, we extend our thanks to the many dear friends and family who sent cards, food gifts, and caring for Callie and other well wishes during Dick's illness.

Arrangements made by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home.

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