Colleen Schroeder, 1928-2017

Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Colleen Fay Schroeder, 88, of Rochester, New York, formerly of LaPorte, who passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Rochester Friendly Nursing Home.

She was born December 23, 1928, in LaPorte, Indiana, the daughter of George Heusi and Verlie (Steger) Heusi.

On June 22, 1947, in LaPorte, she married Frederick W. Schroeder, who preceded her in death March 13, 2011.

She is survived by her two sons, Michael (Betsy) Schroeder of West Webster, NY, and Timothy (Ann) Schroeder of Rochester, NY; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Susan (Bob) Kruger of LaPorte.

Colleen was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Frank; and three sisters, Joyce, Barbara and Georgene.

The family will receive friends at Haverstock Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. A life celebration will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Carl Galloway officiating. Interment will follow at Patton Cemetery, LaPorte.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515; the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674; or The Friendly Home, 3156 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618.

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2 Responses to “Colleen Schroeder, 1928-2017”

  1. Tom Kermin

    Nov 18. 2017

    Sorry to hear about Colleen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Mike, Tim and families. Shellie and Tom

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  2. Joanne Ohlis Neuman

    Nov 18. 2017

    We used to be neighbors in the late 1950’s on “H” Street in La Porte, IN. Prayers for your families.

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