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Schroder, Elaine June (Jacobsen) (1930 – 2023)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 1/27/2023 at 16:20:28

Name of deceased: Elaine June Schroder (nee Jacobsen)

Aged: 92 yr, 11 mo, 4 days

Residence: Avoca, IA

Born: Feb. 6, 1930; rural Jacksonville, Shelby County, IA

Died: Jan. 10, 2023; Myrtue Medical Center, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Funeral services: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023; Harvest Alliance Church, Minden, IA; burial was in the Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, IA

Survived by: Husband of 69 years, Loren Schroder of Avoca, IA; children, Diane (spouse, Pete) Perales of Omaha, NE, Suzanne (spouse, Russ) Leslie of Council Bluffs, IA, Gayle Schroder (spouse, Dee Wicks) of Minden, IA, and Roger (spouse, Brenda) Schroder of Minden, IA; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; nieces; nephews; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Carl and Anita (nee Woltmann) Jacobsen; siblings, Glen and Lois

Education: Attended country schools

Religious affiliation: no information provided

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Loren Charles Schroder; Jan. 10, 1943; Presbyterian Church, Avoca, IA

Employment: House cleaning jobs and helped her parents on the farm; after her marriage, she was a farmer’s wife

Hobbies/Interests: Enjoyed dancing, sewing, caring for her cats, gardening and canning, and baking; Elaine and Loren loved to go dancing, taking the family to Corley, IA to the dances on Saturday nights. In the later years, they got into Western Country dancing and went to different dances around the area. Elaine helped at Carsten Farm Days for many years and was in charge of the musicians and performers.

Sources: pauleyjones.com


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