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Alma R. Schroeder, 75
Died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017
Alma R. Schroeder, 75, of South Haven died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.
The funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 5, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fair Haven with Rev. Timothy Nerud officiating. Burial followed at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery.
Alma is survived by her husband of 58 years, Marlin of South Haven; children, James (Karen) Schroeder of Gibbon, Darlene (Calvin) Dillon of Annandale, Victoria (Warren) Luedtke of Sauk Rapids, Patricia (Timothy) Fasching of Dassel, Marsha (Vernon, Jr. "Ed") Gerstner of River Falls, Wisconsin, Sarah Schroeder (Dustin) Corbett of South Haven, Michelle Schroeder of South Haven and Daniel (Alicia) Schroeder of Dassel; grandchildren, Nathan (Brittany) Schroeder, Dustin (Sarah) Schroeder, Jennifer (Matthew) Doherty, Amy (Anthony) Skuza, Alisha (Robert) Koopmeiners, Alex (Stephanie) Evavold, Joshua Fasching, William Fasching, Sabrina Cudd, Wade Cudd, Tyler Schroeder, Trever Schroeder, Tanner Schroeder, Derek Schroeder, Emma Schroeder and Abbey Schroeder; great-grandchildren, Demetri, Breanna, KayLie, Sophia, Griffen, Gwena, Aiden, Grahm, Adalynn, Bryce, Riley, Sawyer, Reese, Hudson and Magnolia; brothers, Richard Barnes of Elsinore, Utah and Warren Barnes of Avon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Earlene Barnes; twin grandsons, Travis and Dereck Dillon; nephew, Randy Barnes; and parents-in-law, Ewald and Erna Schroeder.
Alma Ruth Schroeder was born Sept. 19, 1942, to Roy and Earlene (Boyd) Barnes in Graceville. She was baptized soon after her birth. Alma grew up in Graceville until the family moved to St. Cloud in 1950. She was confirmed in her faith on May 27, 1956. On Aug. 15, 1959, Alma was united in marriage to Marlin J. Schroeder at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud. They farmed together in South Haven, where Alma was the caretaker of her family. She volunteered at WeeCare WeShare in Annandale. Alma enjoyed quilting, canning, baking, playing cards, traveling, fishing and caring for her animals and family. Her family was the greatest love in her life.
Pallbearers: Alex Evavold, Tyler, Trever, Tanner and Dustin Schroeder, Joshua Barnes, Wade Cudd and Joshua Fasching.
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