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Sue Ellen Schroeder

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
4:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Garden View Chapel
3655 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50704

Thursday, July 19, 2012
9:30 AM until 10:30 AM
Cedar Bible Church
717 Green Avenue
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Thursday, July 19, 2012
10:30 AM
Cedar Bible Church
717 Green Avenue
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Sue Ellen Schroeder, age 64 of Waterloo, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Allen Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.

She was born August 27, 1947 in Waterloo, the daughter of Frank Damuth and Lena Josephine Snodgrass Lemper. Sue graduated from Waterloo West High School with the Class of 1965. She was united in marriage with Richard M. “Schultze” Schroeder on July 12, 1969. He preceded her in death on February 13, 2008.

Sue worked at the Sears Store in Waterloo for 25 years. She then worked for the Winnebago Scout Council office until retiring in 2003. Sue was a member of Cedar Bible Church in Cedar Falls. She enjoyed spending time with her family camping in Minnesota, sewing with the quilting group at First Baptist Church in Waterloo and playing a good game of Bingo. Sue gave the gift of life by being a Iowa Lion’s Eye Bank Donor.

Survivors include 2 sons, Michael (Nicole) Schroeder of Independence, IA and David (Angela) Schroeder of Cedar Rapids, IA; 5 grandchildren, Madison, Mackenzie, Sydney, Kylie and Caleb; 2 brothers, Frank (Fran) Lemper of Waterloo and Tim (Cathy) Lemper of Florida; and 2 brothers-in-law, Leon (Nancy) Rickard of Delhi, IA and Jack (Denise) Schroeder of Lawton, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Julie Rickard.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Cedar Bible Church, 717 Green Avenue, Cedar Falls, with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Public visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Garden View Chapel Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to Cedar Bible Church, 717 Green Avenue, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613 or to Sue’s family.


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