Christian grew up working for his parents in the kitchen of Buzz's Original Steak House. After graduating from Culinary School, he opened his own restaurant, Lucy's, and catering company Cater-to-Me. He shared his skills and charisma both in front and in the back of the house.
He was preceded in death by his father Buzz Schneider. Surviving are his wife Kendra; son Jack; mother Bobby Lou Yeackel and her husband Stan; sisters Kaleo and Jennifer; extended family Mahealani and Pi'ilani Schneider and Craig and Kurt Yeackel, plus many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A gathering will be held in Hilo on May 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m., Reeds Bay, Kuhio Park.
Any contributions made in his name can be sent to the Hawaii Food Bank or other charities of your choosing.
Due to Covid-19 concerns, we ask that everyone attending the service observe mandated restrictions.