Bill Schneider |

Bill Schneider

A memorial Mass is 11 a.m., May 17, at St. Gall Catholic Church to remember the life of former parishioner Bill Schneider, who died April 17 in Medford, Ore. Father John Corona, retired pastor of St. Gall, is officiating at the Mass.”Bill was one of a kind,” Father John said. “He was very positive, optimistic and very generous.”Bill was the chairman of the fundraising committee for the St. Gall Pastoral Center.”He was instrumental in getting the pastoral center built, through his leadership and personal generosity,” Father John said. “He was a self-made man, worked hard, and had a banking and leasing business in San Bruno, Calif.” Bill owned Cactus Jacks Casino, and was a Veteran of the Korean War. Bill moved to Medford after the death of his wife Connie. He was preceded in death by his wife and a son. He is survived by four children and several grandchildren.St. Gall is at 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville