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Allen E. Schroeder - 83

7/5/1936 - 8/24/2019

Andover, IA

     Allen E. Schroeder, age 83 of Andover, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Mercy One Hospital in Clinton surrounded by his loving family.  Private services will be held at MKCC Camp in Bryant.  Burial will be in Andover Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Gary Schroeder, Donald Schroeder, Jason Johnson, and Jessup, Joel, Brandon and Tyson Schroeder.  Honorary pallbearers will be Baker Green, Jason Ritchie, Justin Goodrich and Trevor Kleppe.  In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made in Allen’s name to the Andover Ambulance.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.


     Allen was born in Clinton on July 5, 1936, the son of Edwin and Alta (Petersen) Schroeder.  He attended county schools and graduated from Miles High School.  Allen married Nancy Taplin on September 26, 1954 in Clinton.  He was employed with the Clinton County Maintenance Department for 38 years.  In 1998 he retired to his beloved farm in Andover, Iowa where he grew up.  He served on the Andover City Council for several years.  Allen enjoyed spending time with his family and grandkids, being on the farm, hunting, fishing, and antiquing.


     Allen is survived by his wife, Nancy; 4 children, Gary (Denise) Schroeder of Bryant, Debra (Baker) Green of Kansas City, MO, Sherril Johnson of Andover and Donald Schroeder of Sabula; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  Will be missed by his constant companion, his dog Missy.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Dwight Johnson; a granddaughter, Jenilee Johnson Miller; 2 great grandchildren, Coen Ritchie and William Schroeder and a brother, Larry.  


Private services will be held at MKCC Camp in Bryant. Burial will be in Andover Cemetery.


  • Keith and Phyllis Jensen

    on 08/27/19

    So sorry for your loss of Allen

  • Ken and Nancy Eggers

    on 08/27/19

    Sorry for your loss.  Prayers being said for the family.

  • Dave and Rena Farrell

    on 08/28/19

    So sorry for the loss. Was always a cool guy and will miss visiting with him. 

  • Heidi Heiar Hicks

    on 08/28/19

     So very sorry to hear of the loss of Allen. To all the family you're in my thoughts and prayers. 

  • Linda (Kinrade) Revier

    on 08/28/19

    So sorry for your loss.  I have so many great memories of Allen and Nancy growing up! You'all are in my thoughts and prayers.  Remember the good things will always live in your hearts.

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