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 Lois E <I>Steinke</I> Schroeder

Lois E Steinke Schroeder

Birth
Massillon Township, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Death 18 Nov 2006 (aged 77)
Burial Lost Nation, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 17301348 · View Source
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Obituary:
Lois E. Schroeder, 77, of Lost Nation, Iowa, died Saturday night, November 18, 2006, at the Maquoketa Care Center, following a lingering illness.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2006, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lost Nation with the Rev. Keith Larson and Pastoral Associate Barbara Tobiason officiating. Burial will be in the Lost Nation Cemetery, Lost Nation. Honorary Pallbearers will be all her grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her children, Dennis, Randy, James, Duane, Alan and Susan.

Lois E. Steinke was born July 12, 1929, in Massillon Township, Iowa, daughter of William H. and Ella (Lange) Steinke. She graduated from Lost Nation High School in 1946. She married Wilbert J. "Gus" Schroeder on October 25, 1947, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lost Nation. He died on October 31, 1998.

She was a clerk for Lost Nation Plumbing & Heating. She was a very active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lost Nation, where she served as secretary and treasurer. She was an active volunteer in her community, volunteering for the Lost Nation Scoop, food pantry and Meals on Wheels. She was an officer with A.A.L., an avid bowler and enjoyed playing cards with many card clubs. She loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren in their sporting events.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan (Dana) Zeller, Lost Nation; five sons, Dennis (Phyllis) Schroeder, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Randy (Anna) Schroeder, Riverdale, Georgia, James (Sally) Schroeder, Lost Nation, Duane "Dunes" Schroeder, Baldwin, and Alan (Kelly) Schroeder, Lost Nation; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Kenneth (Marcella) Steinke, DeWitt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a son, Robert, in 1987, twin grandsons, Joseph and Steven, and a brother, LeRoy Steinke.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 11/21/2006.


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  • Created by: WyCo Graver
  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301348
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lois E Steinke Schroeder (12 Jul 1929–18 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301348, citing Lost Nation Cemetery, Lost Nation, Clinton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by WyCo Graver (contributor 46817953) .