Funeral Services Set for Father, Son Killed in Grain Bin Accident


By Jay Knoll

WAVERY, Iowa - Funeral services are set for a father and son killed in a grain bin accident near Waverly.

Rick Schneider, 49, and Adam Schneider, 26, died in a grain bin accident on Thursday. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Waverly. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly.

Early Thursday afternoon, Waverly emergency responders were called to Schneider Milling on Highway 3, east of town. The Waverly fire chief said the two men were inside a bin with between 8-10 feet of grain and that a lack of oxygen overcame the men.

Officials with the Iowa OSHA unit are investigating the accident.
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