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Dolores A. Schroeder

Dolores A. Schroeder, 87, Forreston, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013  at FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport, after a short illness.

Dolores was born on Oct. 31, 1926 in Winnebago County, the daughter of Albert and Martha (Rose) Ludwig.

She married Alvin “Bud” Schroeder on June 25, 1947 in Forreston. He died on March 19, 1980. Dolores worked for 18 years at Micro Switch.

She was a member of Forreston Reformed Church.

Surviving are two sons, Darwin (Betsy) Schroeder, Stockton and Kevin Schroeder, Freeport; two daughters, Vicki (Frank) Petta, Forreston and Karen (Bill) Spangler, Freeport; sister-in-law, Delores Printz, Forreston and a son-in-law, Ryan Shawd, Mitchell, S.D.; 10 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Arlyn; and daughter, Sandra.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Forreston Reformed Church with Rev. Tim Fry officiating.

Visitation was scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston.

Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. Sign the guestbook and leave a memory at

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