Ronald Schroeder, 69 year old resident of Pierz, died Friday, November 17 at his home in Pierz. A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 27 at 11:00 A.M. at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls. A visitation will be held from 3-6 pm on Sunday, November 26 and from 10-11 am on Monday at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service.
Ronald Gene Schroeder was born January 30, 1948 in Watseka, Illinois to the late Eddie and Evelyn (Taden) Schroeder. He grew up and attended school as a young boy in Watseka, IL. Ronald served in the United States Army from September 19, 1966 and was honorably discharged on September 18, 1972. After his discharge he worked the following jobs: rail road, Coborns grocery in Little Falls, auto body work and welding He was united in marriage to Donna Retka on December 15, 1978. The couple lived in various location throughout their marriage. Ronald enjoyed Motorcycles, Eagles, Native American Memorabilia, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Little Falls VFW Post #1112.
His memory will be treasured by his children, Tina (Gabe) Rybaski of Pierz, John Schroeder of Iowa, Ronald Schroeder, Jr., Tara Schroeder White both of Illinois; brother, Larry Schroeder of Watseka, Illinois; grandchildren, Nichole Shaffer, Samantha Rybaski, Katelynn Rybaski, Erin Rybaski all of Pierz and Gabriel Schroeder of Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie and Evelyn Schroeder; wife, Donna; children, Christopher Schroeder and Vance Schroeder and other relatives and friends.