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Karl John Schnetz
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Obituary for Karl John Schnetz

Karl J. Schnetz was born on February 26, 1935 and passed away on July 22, 2018. He is survived by his wife Susan A. Schnetz of 30 years, Barbara Schnetz and their five children: Wendy, Matt, John, Mark and Jill Schnetz and 23 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, and his brother Earl A. Schnetz. Karl enjoyed a law practice for more than 40 years in Newcastle, California and was the recipient of many honors including Lawyer of the Year in Placer County in 1988 for pro bono work helping the disadvantaged awarded by then-Attorney General John Van de Camp. His career in law included many years of community service as a volunteer attorney for helping the Hispanic community. He was Alumnus of the Year at Lincoln Law School in Sacramento and President of the Placer County Bar. Prior to practicing law, Karl worked in the California State Legislature for 14 years.
Family and Friends are invited to a celebration of life on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 11600 Atwood Road, Auburn, California, 95603.


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31

Jul

11:00 AM
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church

11600 Atwood Road
Auburn, CA 95603

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