Hilda E. Schroeder
Sunday, April 14, 2013 10:00 PM
Hilda E. Schroeder, 89, passed away on April 13, 2013 at Rennes Health Center West. Born on August 8, 1923, daughter of the late Curt and Emma (Goldsmidth) Zorn, she married Alfred L. Schroeder on June 20, 1942 at St. John's Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on October 24, 1980.
Hilda was a lifetime member of St. John's Church, St. John's Ladies Aid, a substitute Sunday School Teacher and former superintendant of the Sunday school. She was an avid gardener and talented seamstress and caterer. She also enjoyed babysitting and was a wonderful caregiver.
Hilda is survived by three sons: Alfred Jr. Schroeder, Douglas (Karen) Schroeder and Edwin (Shelley) Schroeder; two daughters: Mrs. Barbara (Wayne) Hoffman and Mrs. Connie (Jim) Seefeldt; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Dianne) Zorn; three sisters: Viola Lewitzke, Delores (Robert) Begotka and Della (Harold) McKenny; a brother-in-law, Edwin Soultz; and three sisters-in-law: Joyce, Edith and Elouise Zorn. Hilda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alfred; an infant daughter, Kathy; three brothers: Leonard, LaVerne and Paul; two sisters: Hattie Mayou and Mabel Soultz.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Grover from 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Pastor Charles Learman will be officiating and burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.
Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund for St. John's Ladies Aid has been established in Hilda's memory.