Schroeder, Robert Lee
Of Caledonia, Passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Sun City, Arizona. Bob was born September 26, 1940 to Harvey and Elsie (nee Scheffler) Schroeder in Appleton, WI. On November 30, 1968, he was united in marriage to his loving wife Gladys (nee Buse). They were blessed with two amazing daughters, Jenny (Colin) Fraser and Joni (Peter) Thoresen. Bob also had four enthusiastic, talented granddaughters: Madeline and Clara Fraser and Greta and Lucy Thoresen. In addition, Bob is survived by his brother Donald (Grand Island, NE). For 25 years, Bob was a practicing CPA out of his home office. After retirement, Bob and Gladys traveled extensively with their backpacks. They had many interesting and unexpected experiences while traveling. They accomplished everything on their bucket list. Eight years ago, they left the cold to spend their winters in Sun City, Arizona. Bob enjoyed going to Brewers baseball games both in Milwaukee and Arizona, and he loved to play sheepshead with family and good friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law Shirley (nee Schroeder).
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 17, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, and at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 10302 S. 27th St., Oak Creek, on Thursday from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM, followed by the Funeral Service at 10:00 AM. Interment Westlawn Cemetery, Mount Pleasant.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Sun City, AZ., or to the family appreciated.
HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME
Johnson Reiss Klemmer
9200 S. 27th St., Oak Creek
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