George J. Schroeder

April 16, 1946 - July 4, 2008

George J. Schroeder of Sussex, born April 16, 1946, passed away peacefully Friday, July 4, 2008, at age 62.

He was the loving husband of Karen; dear son-in-law of Florence Olson; beloved father of Jennifer (Scott) Robertson, Cynthia (James) Purko, Joan (Bob) McElyea and George (Tifany) Schroeder; proud grandfather of Alison, Gabbi, Elyse, Natalie, Charlie, Megan George, Alexandra and Sylvia; dear brother of Gordon (Joyce) Schroeder, Phyllis (Otto) Schulenburg, Joan (Richard) Berg and Lois (Ben) Walder.

George was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anastasia Schroeder; father-in-law, Robert Olson; and sister, Lucille Blank.

George was president of Schroeder Bros. Construction Inc., a member of the Metropolitan Builders Association and a member of the Knights of Columbus. George will be missed, but always remembered for his strong will, generosity and dedication to his family and friends.

Please join us in the celebration of Georges life. Visitation will be held from 3:30 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Thursday, July 10, at St. James Catholic Church, W220-N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Georges name.

Becker Ritter Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 782-5330 or visit online at