Dean Schroeder

Born: Sat., Mar. 11, 1933
Died: Thu., Sep. 27, 2012

Memorial Service

10:00 AM Thu., Oct. 04, 2012
Location: All Faiths Chapel

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   Mr. Dean Schroeder, 79, of the Illinois Veteran's Home, Quincy, died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (September 27, 2012) at the Illinois Veteran's Home.

   Born March 11, 1933 in Quincy, Dean was the son of Edgar and Florence Anna Kerksick Schroeder. He was married to Sadilee Thyson Beaudet.

   Mr. Schroeder served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. He had been active with Christ Lutheran Church and enjoyed golfing. Dean loved music and was an accomplished saxaphone player, playing for many years in the area as an original member of Ben Bumbry and the Messengers.

    A 1951 graduate of Quincy High School and a graduate of Gem City Business College, Dean was an independent Accountant. He owned and operated Capital Business Service in Quincy for many years, retiring in 1994 due to health.

   Survivors include two sons, Douglas Schroeder (Lori) and Michael Schroeder (Cheryl) both of Quincy; three grandchildren, Logan Schroeder, Courtney Schroeder and Olivia Schroeder; a sister, Karen L. Blair of Quincy; and two step sisters, Naomi Austin (Richard) of Mendon and Betty Tenhouse (Harold) of Quincy.

   Mr. Schroeder was preceded in death by his parents; and a step brother, Robert Erke.

   The family wishes to extend a debt of gratitude to all of the medical professionals who provided care for Mr. Schroeder over the last several years.
   Cremation rites have been accorded to Mr. Schroeder.  Memorials services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 in All Faiths Chapel at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy by the Rev. John Adams.

   Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.

   There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the memorial service. The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   Memorials may be made to the QHS Music Department or the Illinois Veteran's Home Activity Fund.

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Neal Coleman
   Posted Sat September 29, 2012
A great friend will be missed and thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

Brenda Williams
   Posted Sat September 29, 2012
So sorry to hear of Dean''s passing. I used to work with him at Harpole Accounting. He was so much fun! I have very fond memories of him and a funny picture of me dressed as a nun and him as a priest for Halloween one year. He will truly be missed!

Lynn Austin Rice
   Posted Wed October 03, 2012
Dear Doug and Mike,
My deepest sympathy for the loss of your dad. I have fond memories of seeing you and your dad at Grandma's house for Thanksgiving dinner. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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