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Obituary for Harriett M. Schroeder
HARRIETT M. SCHROEDER, 86, of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, IL, died Monday, July 12, 2010 at the nursing home. Harriett was born March 4, 1924 in Morrison, IL to Roy J. and Eva (Aiken) Bielema. She graduated from Morrison High School in 1942. Harriett married Edwin C. Schroeder on April 3, 1946 in Morrison. He died on June 5, 1995. Harriett was first employed by Savanna Army Ordinance, then later by General Electric in Morrison, retiring in June 1984. She was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church and often sang in the church choir. She also was a member of the GEM Club and the Morrison Legion Auxiliary. Harriett enjoyed gardening, crocheting and bowling. Survivors include two daughters, Leah (Gary) Gerhard of Midland, TX and Colleen (Aldy) Skarin of Albany, IL; three sons, Stephan (Nancy) Schroeder of Mandan, ND; Jerrold Schroeder and Harlan (Pam) Schroeder both of Morrison; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; two step grandchildren; seven step great grandchildren; three step great great grandchildren; two sisters, JoAnne Hill of Clinton, IA and Karen (Robert) Endress of Morrison; one brother, James (Pat) Prestley of Morrison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin; one grandson, Matthew Gerhard; one sister, Virjean Greeley; three brothers, Alvin "Red" Prestley, Arnold Prestley, and Vernon "Johnny" Prestley; one step sister, Marian Wiersema; two step brothers, LeRoy and Robert Prestley.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Rev. James Van Zetten " Interim Pastor: Ebenezer Reformed Church "Morrison, IllinoisVISITATION 9:00 until the time of the service on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, Illinois