John J. Schroeder

Born: Sun., Mar. 19, 1939
Died: Tue., Jun. 11, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 13, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 14, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

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Ottawa, Ohio
John J. Schroeder, 80, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.  He was born March 19, 1939, in Leipsic, to Frank Saturinus and Mary Catherine (Hermiller) Schroeder.  They both preceded him in death.

He married Cathy L. Irwin, and she survives in Ottawa, Ohio.

John is survived by his children: Brenda Wildman, Mark (Misty) Schroeder, Randy (Susan) Schroeder, Stephanie (Jason) Patchet and Lisa (Bradley Conover, fiancé') Schroeder; grandchildren: Ashley (Josh) Collins, Kailee Wildman, Coleten Lee, Kelsey Lee, Halle Schroeder, Drew Schroeder, Zoey Patchet, Graham Patchet, Clayton Schroeder and Dalton Conover; and great grandchildren: Raven Garven, Allison and Isabella Collins.

He is also survived by his siblings:  Stephen Schroeder and August Schroeder both of Ottawa and Margaret Palte of Lakeview; brothers and sisters in-law: Joe Fuerst of Columbus Grove, Rose Schroeder of Ottawa and Martha Schroeder-Fuller of  Ottawa.

John was preceded in death by his siblings:  Esther Fuerst, Ardella (Jim) Kleman, Evelyn McLaughlin, Madonna Schroeder, Andrew (Germaine) Schroeder, Herman Schroeder and Ambrose (Rita) Schroeder; half brothers and sisters:  Richard (Rovena) Schroeder, Linus (Josephine) Schroeder, Nelmun Schroeder, Everett (Mary Jane) Schroeder, Sixtus Schroeder and Herbert (Marian) Schroeder; brother and sister in-law:  Butch Palte and Mary Schroeder.

John attended Leipsic School, after which he enlisted in the U. S. Army.  He retired from the former Weather Seal Company in Ottawa.  He was also a life long farmer, working in partnership with his six brothers.  John also operated the John J. Schroeder Welding and Brazing Service and Trailer Sales.  He was a member of the VFW Post 9142, Ottawa, American Legion Post 63 and the Eagles Aerie 2234 of Ottawa.  John enjoyed playing cards (Solo and Euchre), attending Flea Markets, The Kenton Coon Dog Trials and attending farm sales.

Services will begin at 11:00 am. Friday June 14, 2019, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home. Pastor Geoff Eubank will officiate, with burial to follow at Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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Tammy Frazier
   Posted Wed June 12, 2019

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Tammy Frazier and family.

Lisa (Brad), Clayton and Dalton, We are so very sorry for the loss of your Dad and Grandpa. You are all in our prayers. We love you, Tammy Frazier and family

Tresa Jewell
   Posted Thu June 13, 2019
My dear friend Brenda I am so sorry for your loss if there’s anything you need get a hold of me I am sending prayers to you and your entire families God bless all of you.

Mary (Siebeneck) Scheckelhoff
   Posted Thu June 13, 2019
Brenda and families. I am sorry for the loss of your dad. I use to see him at the Car-e-it at lunch time.

Glen Beutler
   Posted Fri June 14, 2019
My deepest and most heartfelt condolences goes out to you and your family.
Just saw this today and am completely lost for words.
Many fond memories of John at Weather-Seal and Kenton Coon Dog Trials stopping in everyday down there to hear the story of the day, and especially for all the work he has done for me over the years at Sts. Peter and Paul's
Rest in Peace John J.

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