George H. Schroeder
GLANDORF - George H. Schroeder, 85 of Glandorf, died at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born June 27, 1935 in Putnam County to the late Hugo J. and Maglena (Buss) Schroeder. On September 17, 1960 he married Marciel L. Recker, she survives in Glandorf.
George is also survived by his children: Kenneth Schroeder of Glandorf, Karen (James) Geres of Portland, OR., Keith (Aubrianna) Schroeder of Glandorf, and Karl (Andrea) Schroeder of Southlake, TX.; three grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Ainsley and Scarlett Schroeder; his siblings: Angela Maag of Ottawa, Elizabeth Schroeder of Orlando, FL., Alex (Nancy) Schroeder of Findlay, Elenor (Kenneth) Unterbrink of Chelsa, MI., Father Steve Schroeder of Ottawa, JoAnna Rieman of Ottawa, Ted (Judy) Schroeder of Columbus Grove, Rita (Stan) Kuhlman of New Cleveland, and Frank (Dorothy) Schroeder of Kalida.
He is preceded in death by a sister: Verena Schmitz; and a brother: John Schroeder.
George retired from Philips, and he was also a farmer. He was a member of the Kalida Fish and Game, Kalida Knights of Columbus along with the American Legion of Ottawa. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. George was a member of the Republican Party and was an election poll worker. He was also the Past President of the Putnam County Farm Bureau. George was a highly respected soybean, corn and wheat seed salesman for Maumee Seed Company now known as Stine Seed Company of Adel Iowa from 1976 to 2006. George and Marciel loved to travel, especially by car, pick up, airplane, train and grain truck. George and Marciel loved the farm and they took great care of right to the very end. They loved gardening and being in the fields together and taking care of their four children and three grandchildren.
Funeral mass will begin at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf with Fr. Steve Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites by the Ottawa American Legion, VFW and Amvets. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church on Tuesday. Due to regulations regarding COVID 19, masks are required at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Farm Rescue and Alzheimers Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of LOVE FUNERAL HOME, OTTAWA.
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