Christine Schroeder, 1956-2017

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling arrangements for Christine Ann Fabian Schroeder, 61, of Union Mills, Indiana, who passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. 

She was born October 5, 1956, in Gary, Indiana, to John and Wilhelmina Fabian, both preceding her in death. Also preceding her in death was a brother, Joseph Fabian; sister, Janice (Anthony) Radinsky; and nephews, Lawrence Radinsky and Paul Fabian.

Chris graduated from Lew Wallace High School in Gary in 1974 and attended Purdue University in West Lafayette and PNC in Westville. Chris worked for 23 years as an office manager.  She was involved for 20 years as a worker accountant and chairman of the Mill Pond Festival.  She was a 20-year member of the Starlight bowling league. She was an avid Chicago Bears and White Sox fan. 

On June 26, 1976, she married Thomas Schroeder, who passed away on September 22, 1999. 

She is survived by sons, Steven (Amber) Schroeder and Marc (Julie) Schroeder; grandsons, Shane, Seth, Sage and Nolan, and a granddaughter, Hadley. Chris’ grandbabies were the joy of her life, along with her adored dogs.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 25, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, where family and friends may visit from 2-4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any pet rescue or the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, LaPorte, IN 46350. 

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2 Responses to “Christine Schroeder, 1956-2017”

  1. Dick and Carol Welsh

    Nov 23. 2017

    Steve, Mark and families,

    Please accept our deepest condolences at your mother’s passing. God has her in His arms to provide peace and rest.

    Carol and Dick

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  2. Diane Shott

    Nov 24. 2017

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family -we had a lot of good times bowling and she will b missed

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