Gordon Schroeder, 82

Gordon Schroeder, 82

Gordon M. Schroeder, age 82, of New Germany, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.
Funeral Service held on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany with Rev. Paul Krentz officiating; visitation Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m and one hour prior to the service all at the church; chapel service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening; interment Church Cemetery.
Gordon was born on July 7, 1932 in Camden Twp. the son of Martin and Selma (Mielke) Schroeder. He was baptized on July 31, 1932 and confirmed on April 14, 1946 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany. On Aug. 30, 1950 Gordon was united in marriage to Darlene Noerenberg at St. Johns Lutheran Church Hollywood Twp. New Germany.
Gordon worked many different jobs throughout his life which included, hauling livestock for Lenzen and Rossing Trucking, transporting sweet corn for Green Giant, worked at Borchart Steel, delivered fuel for 21 years all while he was still farming. He was a director for the New Germany Bank for a number of years. Gordon enjoyed playing cards, old tyme music, fishing and traveling.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Selma Schroeder; father-in-law and mother-in-law August and Hilda Noerenberg; grandson Joseph Eggers; brother Erlen Schroeder; sister Doreen Stender; brothers-in-law Leonard, Mylo, and Larry Noerenberg.
Gordon is survived by his loving family; wife Darlene; children and spouses Lynette and Allen Menth of Waconia, Lucinda and Dennis Eggers of Norwood Young America, Lyle and Cindy Schroeder of Green Isle, Lori and Gary Kubasch of New Germany; grandchildren Tracy and Doug Rolf, James and Lynette Eggers, Jeffrey and Michelle Eggers, Brian and Holly Eggers, Sara Utendorfer and special friend Tony, Gabriel and Kim Schroeder, Laura Schroeder and special friend Adam, Nicholas Kubasch, Chad Kubasch and special friend Tiffany; great-grandchildren Emily and Derek Rolf, Shayna and Benjamin Eggers, Alexa, Mikayla, Madelyn and Chloe Eggers, Hailey Eggers, Allie Zimmer, Logan Jorgenson, Breea and Owen Utendorfer, Elias, Micah, and Jude Schroeder; sister-in-law Mavis Schroeder of Mayer; brother-in-law Sheldon Stender of Mayer; sisters in-law and brother-in-law Carol Noerenberg of Mayer, Carol and John Waetjen of Waconia, Maureen Noerenberg of Watertown, Margaret Noerenberg of Winsted; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers Doug Rolf, James Eggers, Jeff Eggers, Brian Eggers, Gabriel Schroeder, Nicholas Kubasch, Chad Kubasch.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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