Private family services were held.
Memorials may be directed to the family c/o Leikness Funeral Home, PO Box 207 Wautoma, WI 54982.
Condolences may be offered online at www.plainfieldfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Schroeder was born Aug. 10, 1927, in the town of Buena Vista, a son of the late Edward and Florence (Tetzloff) Schroeder.
He served in the U.S. Army as a telephone/telegraph lineman.
After service he was employed for many years as a welder/pipefitter for J.F. Ahern Construction of Fond du Lac. He was a member of the Local 400.
Survivors include one son, Gary (Kathleen), Oshkosh; three sisters, Jeanette Davis, Oshkosh, Wilma Pekarske, Appleton, and Beverly (Lupe) Sanchez, Oshkosh; two brothers, Llewelyn (Carrie), Plainfield, and Melvin James (Doreen), West Bend; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Donald; two daughters, Diane and Lynn Marie; and two brothers, Richard and Arleigh.