MARION O. SCHROEDER, nee Lechelt, age 88, of Downers Grove, formerly of Lombard, died September 13 at Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center, Naperville, Illinois.
Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 16 with Mrs. Schroeder Lying-In-State from 10 AM until time of service at 11 AM at St. John’s Ev Lutheran Church, 215 South Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois.
Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
Mrs. Schroeder is survived by four children, Russell, Kathleen (Joseph) McCabe, Linda (Ronald) Henry, and Allen; her grandchildren, Lisa McGhee, Melanie Dugan, and Jesse (Susan) Henry; granddaughter-in-law, Michelle Henry-Pace; her great-grandchildren, Emily and Ethan McGhee, Jeremy and Brennar Dugan, and Gloria Henry; two brothers, Ed Lechelt, and Norm (Rita) Lechelt; her sister, Leona Davis; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Schroeder is preceded in death by her husband, Charles, Jr.; her grandson, Kevin Henry; and her sister-in-law, Betty Lechelt.
Mrs. Schroeder was born in Hillside on February 13, 1926. She had been a resident of Lombard for many years from 1946 to 1991 and from 1992 to 1996. Mrs. Schroeder had lived for a year in Arkansas in 1991 and had moved to Downers Grove from Lombard in 1996. She grew-up in Hillside and was a graduate of Immanuel Lutheran School. Mrs. Schroeder was a 1944 graduate of Proviso East high School. She was a member of the American Rose Society for many years and also the St. John’s Ladies Aid.
Memorials to St. John’s Ev Lutheran Church, 215 South Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148 would be appreciated.