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Robert L. - 70

8/12/1948 - 8/30/2018

Clinton, IA

     Robert L. “Bob” Schroeder, age 70 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at his home.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday September 5th at the funeral home.  Burial will be in St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Jason Schmidt, Jacob Chisholm, Todd Moscrip, Dave Jacobsen, Gary Determan, and Ken Determan.

 

     Bob was born in Clinton on August 12, 1948, the son of Gordon and Garnet (Taylor) Schroeder.  He graduated from Clinton High School in 1967.  Bob married Laura McCullough on July 23, 1982 on the front lawn of their home in rural Clinton.  He retired as a supervisor from ADM in 2008 after 43 years of service.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose.  He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing, classic cars, fishing, boating, hanging with his friends and working on his and his friend’s cars. He liked to watch the Cubs and ordering items with “free shipping”. In June of 1964 Bob received a Citation for Heroic Action,

 ​for saving the life of a young Bobby Mahon on March 18th,1964.

    

     Bob is survived by his wife Laura; five children, Robbie of Davenport, Jenna, Jami, Jodi and Gordon of Clinton; 13 grandchildren; his sister, Chery Gruntorad of Clinton and a sister-in-law, D.D .Moscrip of Paso Robles, CA.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barb Huizinga.  Memorials may be made in Bob’s name to the Dialysis Unit at Mercy Medical Center.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.   

 

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday September 5th at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

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