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Dorothy Schroeder

July 5, 1915 — May 13, 2012

Dorothy M. (Swenson) Schroeder, age 96 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Minnesota Lake and Fulda, died peacefully on Sunday morning, May 13, 2012 at the Angels Care Center in Cannon Falls, where she has been residing since December. Dorothy was born on July 5, 1915 in Waseca, MN, the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Larson) Swenson. Her family moved to a farm northwest of Waldorf, and she was confirmed at Medo Lutheran Church. She graduated from Waldorf High School in 1934, and married Harold E. Schroeder on July 1, 1936 at Medo Lutheran Church. They lived on a farm at Amboy for two years and then moved to Fulda in 1944. While at Fulda, she was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She belonged to ladies aid, serving guild, and Town & Country Club. They moved to Lake Jefferson in 1975. In 1983, they moved to Minnesota Lake and lived at the Milltown Manor Apartments. They were members of Peace United Church of Christ in Minnesota Lake. Family meant everything to Dorothy, and she will be greatly missed by her family! She is survived by her son, Gordon (Carole) Schroeder of Cannon Falls; daughter-in-law, Judy Schroeder of Blaine; son-in-law, Tim Meger of Sherburne; 6 grandchildren, Steve and Jeff Schroeder, Rick and Randy Schroeder, Amanda and Katie Jo Meger; 16 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Florence Burmeister of Mankato; sister-in-law, Lorraine Swenson of Waseca; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold in 1992; her parents; son, Duane Schroeder; daughter, Nancy Meger; brother, Harold Swenson; and sister, Della Burmeister. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m. at Peace United Church of Christ in Minnesota Lake, with Pastor Dennis Secrease officiating. Inurnment will follow at the church cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be her six grandchildren.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Visitation
Saturday, May 19, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Peace United Church of Christ

16 Park St. SE
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068

Service
Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00 AM
Peace United Church of Christ

16 Park St. SE
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068

Graveside Service
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Peace United Church of Christ Cemetery

16 Park St. SE
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068


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